Credit Where Credit’s Due
CDN recently launched two new ‘Teaching in Colleges Today’ (TiCT) SCQF credit rated programmes, one at SCQF level 7 and the other at SCQF level 8, which have been developed to better meet the initial professional development needs of new college lecturers coming into the sector.
Is that on the SCQF...? SCVO Digital Inclusion Programmes
SCVO has been working on the digital inclusion agenda for around 8 years now, with a focus on supporting the voluntary sector to embed digital inclusion in core service delivery. SCVO and Glasgow Kelvin College are now offering a range of free qualifications which will help to address some of the challenges of digital inclusion in Scotland’s communities.
Is that on the SCQF...? First Steps to Youth Work
Community Learning and Development in North Lanarkshire developed First Steps to Youth Work training a number of years ago. Staff saw the benefit to participants of attaching a credit rating to the training and began the third party credit rating process with Edinburgh Napier University. More recently the course has been updated and Glasgow Kelvin College provided the credit rating. The course sits on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework at Level 4, with 2 credits.
Is that on the SCQF...? DigiKnow? Champion Award
YoungScot recently launched DigiKnow? Champions Award, in partnership with Glasgow Kelvin College to help young people build the skills and knowledge needed to be protected from online threats. It has been credit rated at SCQF Level 4 with 4 credit points.
Podcast - Education opportunities and support for veterans in Scotland
SCQFP Head of Partnerships and Communications, Julie Cavanagh, recently took part in a podcast focusing on the range of education opportunities available for Ex-Forces and those Serving Personnel resident in Scotland. Find out more and listen to the podcast.
Larbert High School Going for Gold!
Larbert High School has been confirmed as the very first Gold level SCQF School Ambassador. Launched in 2015, the School Ambassador programme offers secondary schools the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of the SCQF and the wider ways in which it supports learners such as recognising wider achievement, developing Senior Phase learning pathways and demonstrating equality between vocational and academic qualifications.
Meet Nicola Smith, Development Officer
Nicola is the latest member to join our team, working as a Development Officer, Nicola will be looking after employer engagement - identifying, developing and maintaining new opportunities and partnerships, and supporting the SCQFP Forum to use and engage with the SCQF.
Find out more about Nicola...
The importance of understanding the SCQF for individuals receiving SQA results this summer
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the process of how you receive your SQA results is different this year. In June your teachers/lecturers discussed your provisional results with you. You will then receive your Scottish Qualifications Certificate by post on Tuesday 10th August. SCQF credit points and levels are included in all Scottish Qualifications Certificates so understanding what this means will help you make better decisions about your future learning or career options.
Is that on the SCQF...? Qualifications in Funding Practice
The Foundation to Social Improvement (FSI) is a registered charity, established in 2007 to provide high quality training and support for small charities. We currently support over 8000 small charities throughout the UK by offering free or heavily subsidised learning opportunities. In 2017, the FSI approached the SQA to develop a suite of fundraising qualifications specifically for the Small Charity Sector. We now deliver a Diploma and Certificate in Fundraising Practice, both at SCQF Level 8 (RQF Level 5), and an Introduction to Fundraising Practice at SCQF Level 6 (RQF Level 3).
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