Is that on the SCQF…? Childline Induction Training
Childline is a free, confidential support service for children and young people - here whenever they need support or advice. The Childline Induction Training programme was credit rated by SQA Credit Rating Service at SCQF level 6 with 20 credit points.
Kelso High School is Scotland's 150th SCQF School Ambassador
Kelso High School has been announced as the 150th school in the SCQF School Ambassador Programme.
The SCQF 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. These include recognising wider achievement, developing senior phase learning pathways and demonstrating equality between vocational and academic qualifications.
Conclusion of funded SCQF Credit Rating Project 2021/22
To support universities and colleges to expand their expertise in credit rating, we agreed to provide support to the sector by offering funding for the year 2021/22. Proposals from Dumfries & Galloway College and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland were accepted and four programmes have been credit rated and added to the SCQF Database.
Meet Sam Houten Feeley, Communications and Marketing Officer at the SCQF Partnership
Meet Sam Houten Feeley, Communications and Marketing Officer at the SCQF Partnership. Sam has been with us for 14 years so she clearly enjoys her job! Find out more about her role and what she loves most about it...
The SCQF: Recognising Skills in a Changing Landscape
Attended by over 250 delegates from a variety of sectors, the theme of Recognising Skills in a Changing Landscape sought to not only celebrate the distance travelled since the Framework was first launched back in 2001, but also acknowledge the use of the SCQF as a tool to promote parity of esteem, therefore playing a central role in the learner journey.
Is that on the SCQF...? Actif4 Leadership Diploma
Actif4 has gained approval for its Leadership Diploma and been granted Approved Centre status by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The Actif4 Leadership Diploma was developed by Actif4 Limited and is certificated and quality assured by SQA as a Customised Award. This award has been credit rated by SQA at Level 10 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) with 48 credit points, which is at the same SCQF level as an Honours degree.
The Value of Recognising Skills
The way we describe what a qualifications framework strives to achieve tends to be based on concepts such as “recognising different types of learning”, “parity of esteem” and “learner-centred”. This focuses us quite rightly on what is important in developing recognition of learning and in raising awareness of the framework as a tool for lifelong learning.
Read more of the blog from Stephen Crowe, Assistant Director, Communications the Scottish Funding Council (SFC)
A joint statement from the SCQF Partnership and City and Guilds London Institute (CGLI) on the change to the credit rating status of CGLI learning programmes
In September 2021, CGLI (City and Guilds of London Institute) confirmed its decision that it would no longer operate as an Approved Credit Rating Body. Therefore, as of September 2021, CGLI have ceased all new credit rating activities. Read what this means for learners...
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