Being Awards Aware - Recognising Wider Learning and Achievement through Youth Awards
The Awards Network’s Awards Aware Scheme seeks to encourage awareness and understanding of youth awards and reflection on practice with respect to recognising the wider learning, skills and achievements of young people. Find out more ...
SCQF School Ambassador Blog, Currie Community High School, Edinburgh
Currie Community High School is a fully comprehensive, non-denominational high school situated in the South West of Edinburgh. John Schmidt, Acting Depute Head Teacher tells us of their journey as an SCQF Ambassador School so far...
Is that on the SCQF...? Recognising Cadet Qualifications
Equipping young people with the skills, training, experience and employer-recognised qualifications to succeed in the world of work might not be something most people associate with the Army Cadets, but since 2011 that’s exactly what Lowland Reserve Forces and Cadet Association – an agency of the Ministry of Defence tasked with supporting the Armed Forces Reserve and Cadet Organisations in southern Scotland – has been doing.
NHSScotland staff to benefit from RPL
NHSScotland is to benefit from an innovative project led by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) in collaboration with the SCQF Partnership. The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Guiding Principles were developed to help NHS Scotland employees get recognition for learning from experience which occurs in the workplace, and learning from experience in life, to support career development.
British Army Infantry soldiers’ skills mapped to the SCQF
Infantry soldiers across the UK and those who settle in Scotland will be able to more easily match their military training qualifications to employers’ needs and study requirements in Scotland, thanks to a new resource launched by Veterans’ Minister Graeme Dey.
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