Events - 2017

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.

29 Nov 2017 - Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ Network Meeting

A meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with academic representation co-ordination roles, including staff with responsibilities for student representative systems and supporting student engagement in quality.

9 Aug 2017 - That's Quality! Colleges 2017

An introductory training event for college student officers and students’ association staff on the national arrangements and procedures that ensure quality in Scotland’s colleges and how to use them to make change for students.

26 Jul 2017 to 27 Jul 2017 - That’s Quality! Universities 2017

An annual two-day residential training event for university student officers with an education remit and students’ association staff. A comprehensive induction to the quality enhancement agenda and how to use it to improve your students’ learning experience.

4 May 2017 - Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ Network Meeting

A meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with academic representation coordination roles, including training and support for course reps, senior education officers and other representatives.

23 Mar 2017 - sparqs Conference: Celebrating the impact of the student voice on quality enhancement

sparqs biennial conference - exploring the impact of the student voice on the enhancement of the student learning experience and institutional decision-making.

14 Feb 2017 - Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ Network Meeting

A meeting of sparqs’ network for staff in universities and colleges with academic representation co-ordination roles, including training and support for course reps, senior education officers and other representatives.

2 Feb 2017 - How good is our college?: Understanding the new quality arrangements

An event for student officers, students’ association staff and college quality staff on the new Education Scotland quality framework for colleges.

All Current & Past Events:

Student Engagement Framework

Academic Representation Co-ordinators' Network Meeting

20 Feb 2018

Our second Academic Representation Co-ordinators’ network meeting of the 2017-18 academic year will include substantial sessions…

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