The £5m Legacy 2014: Young Persons’ Fund will give up to 2,550 young people the opportunity to gain employment opportunities in sport and the major events Scotland will host in the years to come.
Around 600 students in the creative sector will benefit from Commonwealth Games broadcast training and work experience thanks to a half million pound funding package.
The Host Broadcaster Training Initiative (HBTI), a key Legacy 2014 programme of Glasgow 2014, will see over 200 students receive work experience at the Commonwealth Games, with a further 400 students and lecturers taking part in world-class training.
Financial support of £534,000 from the Scottish Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland has been confirmed.
The initiative will be jointly managed and delivered by SVGTV, the Host Broadcaster for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and Creative Loop, Scotland’s talent development hub for the creative media industries.