The SCQF and Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Did you know that Skills Development Scotland’s annual Scottish Apprenticeship Week is from 6-10 March 2017? As the National Day Calendar informs me, it also happens to be National Procrastination Week (assuming they don’t put it off!) Now, we’re all … Continued

Sam’s Back! (after Maternity Leave)

I don’t know about the rest of you working mums, but, having experienced and enjoyed maternity leave for the second time recently, why, when you get back to work, does it feel like you’ve never been away?!! And why does … Continued

When a SCQF seminar becomes a SCQEMINAR…?

By Anthony O’Reilly, Development Officer at SCQF Partnership I was deeply saddened to hear of the recent demise of Brangelina.  But that’s because I love a good portmanteau word. For me they are often more evocative than the individual words … Continued

Meet Helen, Development Officer

The latest member to join the SCQF Partnership team is Helen Murdoch who joins us from the College Sector. Here’s an insight into her background and a little about what Helen will be doing to support the SCQFP. Tell us … Continued

Meet Ross, Partnership Officer

Tell us a bit about your career to date My career has begun in earnest since joining the SCQF Partnership in July. Over the last decade, I studied History at the University of Glasgow, completing an undergraduate degree in 2010, … Continued

‘Let’s break barriers to offer seamless routes to work’

Mr Rob Wallen commenced his role as the new chair of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership (SCQFP) board on 1st April 2016, fifteen years since the world’s oldest complete qualifications framework was established. We are delighted to welcome … Continued

Developing the Young Workforce in Action

Guest Blog Post: Julie Anderson is Team Leader for Senior Phase Pathways & College Partnerships within the Senior Phase/ Developing the Young Workforce Unit in the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate. I have been involved in Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) senior … Continued