Events - 2015

sparqs has created a range of different events aimed at students, institutions and students’ associations. These events focus on a range of different topics that inform or increase people's understanding of quality enhancement. In particular improving student involvement in quality enhancement.

Dates, venues and detailed information about events we run throughout the year can be found below. We also send out mailings via email communicating these events.

30 Nov 2015 - Learner Transitions – Social Sciences – Glasgow

This Social Sciences learner transitions event (part of a series of four subject-focused events) aimed to develop networks between students from universities, colleges and schools with educators and ‘widening participation’ networks in the Glasgow area.

25 Nov 2015 - Learner Transitions – Engineering – Aberdeen

This Engineering learner transitions event (part of a series of four subject-focused events) aimed to develop networks between students from universities, colleges and schools with educators and ‘widening participation’ networks in the Aberdeen area.

24 Nov 2015 - Learner Transitions – Creative Industries – Dundee

This Creative Industries learner transitions event (part of a series of four subject-focused events) aimed to develop networks between students from universities, colleges and schools with educators and ‘widening participation’ networks in the Dundee area.

20 Nov 2015 - Learner Transitions – Health Sciences – Edinburgh

This Health Sciences learner transitions event (part of a series of four subject-focused events) aimed to develop networks between students from universities, colleges and schools with educators and ‘widening participation’ networks in the Edinburgh area.

10 Nov 2015 - Course Rep Training Co-ordinators' Network Meeting

The second in our series of events for institutional or SA staff who co-ordinate training for course reps, focusing on ongoing course rep development.

5 Nov 2015 - Preparing for your College Review

A training event for student officers and students’ association staff at colleges undergoing an Education Scotland review in 2015-16.

22 Oct 2015 - Redefining excellent learning and teaching in Scotland

An event for university education officers to consider how students can lead the discussion on learning and teaching excellence in Scotland and respond to current NSS consultation.

22 Oct 2015 - Implementing a Student Partnership Agreement at your College: Action Planning Workshop

An event for student and staff members of College SA Framework working groups to develop knowledge and identify practical issues around SPAs in their institution.

15 Oct 2015 - Student Partnership Agreements in Universities Workshop: Review, Renewal, Realisation

An event for universities to discuss SPAs, their implementation, their review and what has been learned over the past few years.

19 Aug 2015 - Student Engagement in Supported Education

A half-day event for college staff on developing student engagement practices for students in supported education. Aimed at college teaching and support staff, course rep organisers, student officers and SA staff.

13 Aug 2015 - That's Quality 2015 Colleges

A one-day training event for college student officers with an education remit and students’ association staff.

14 Jul 2015 to 15 Jul 2015 - That's Quality 2015 Universities

A two-day event for university student officers with an education remit, students’ association staff and senior reps/executive officers.

27 Apr 2015 - Course Rep Training Co-ordinators’ Network meeting

The first in a new series of networking and information meetings for Course Rep Training Co-ordinators in universities and colleges.

15 Apr 2015 - Embedding Equality and Diversity in the Curriculum – involving students in curriculum design

sparqs, HEA Scotland and NUS Scotland co-hosted an event to explore how students can be involved in designing and developing an inclusive curriculum.  It was aimed at university students, student officers and SA staff.

31 Mar 2015 - Student Engagement Survey Training

An event for student officers and SA staff, especially those in colleges engaged in the Student Satisfaction & Engagement pre-pilot.

25 Mar 2015 - Engaging Apprentices

A half-day event co-hosted by sparqs and NUS Scotland to explore how apprentices can be better engaged in college quality and representation systems.

21 Jan 2015 - The Future of Quality Conversation

An event for student officers and students’ association staff on the Quality Enhancement Framework consultation.

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