Moving On, Moving Up….Where Next?
If you are at a crossroads and not quite sure what direction you are headed in, have a read of this blog written by SCQFP Development Officer, Helen Murdoch.
18 JUN 2019
Minister says YES to enterprising activity
Through a jointly-funded collaboration between the Scottish Government and the SCQFP, the Young Enterprise Company Programme will now be credit rated. SCQF credit rating is the formal process undertaken for qualifications and learning programmes to b...
16 APR 2019
Is that on the SCQF...? Cycle Training Assistant Award
Is that on the SCQF...? is a series of blogs, where we look at some of the more unusual programmes that are on the SCQF. Read on to find out more about the Cycle Training Assistant programme from Dr Nina Saunders, Quality Improvement and Safeguarding...
16 APR 2019
Mongolian Study Visit
We recently hosted a delegation of 12 members of staff from a project team representing Mongolia’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training Sector. The main aim of the visit was for the delegation to learn about the SCQF and how it relates to...
14 MAR 2019
SCQFP supporting African villagers to access clean water
Update: Photo of our water pump included...By investing in watercoolers from AquAid, we are supporting African villagers to access clean water through the Africa Trust. These funds are used to build ‘Elephant Pumps’ one of which is currently being in...
11 MAR 2019
Aileen lending know-how to Macao
Our CEO, Aileen Ponton, has recently taken up a two-year term of office as Member of the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region’s newly created Quality Evaluation Panel (QEP).
07 MAR 2019
Recognising Lifelong Learning at Parliamentary Reception
They say that every day is a school day, so as a means of celebrating the recognition of lifelong learning in Scotland, we hosted an evening reception at Scottish Parliament for Scottish Ministers, MSPs and stakeholders and supporters of the SCQF on...
28 FEB 2019
Is that on the SCQF...? PSYV Award
In the fourth of our popular series of blogs, we explore some of the more unusual programmes that are on the SCQF. Find out more about the Police Scotland Youth Volunteering Award from Jan Holburn, Training Quality Assurance Coordinator at Scottish P...
05 FEB 2019
OPITO becomes an SCQF approved Credit Rating Body
OPITO has achieved the status of becoming an SCQF approved Credit Rating Body (CRB) through the SCQF Partnership. This allows OPITO to make decisions about the SCQF level and SCQF credit points allocated to qualifications developed to train staff in...
05 DEC 2018
Is that on the SCQF...? Part 1
In the first of a new series of blogs, we look at some of the more unusual programmes that are on the SCQF. First up, the Mentoring Award, from Sandy Riddell, Qualifications Manager at SQA.
27 NOV 2018