Events - 2018

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.

8 Aug 2018 to 9 Aug 2018 - That's Quality! Colleges 2018

An annual two-day residential 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.

17 Jul 2018 to 18 Jul 2018 - That's Quality! Universities 2018

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.

26 Jun 2018 - Monitoring the Diversity of Course Reps: Introductory rollout event

A rollout event for all interested institutions, following our successful pilot project on monitoring the diversity of course reps.

9 May 2018 - 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.

19 Apr 2018 - How good is our college? Influencing the quality arrangements

An event for college student officers and SA staff to support their engagement in the college quality arrangements and gather the student voice to feed into upcoming sector meetings on the topic.

6 Mar 2018 - Shaping the Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges: A Workshop for Student Officers and Course Reps (Aberdeen)

One of two workshops designed to enable college student officers and course reps to contribute to CDN’s ongoing review of the existing Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges.

27 Feb 2018 - Shaping the Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges: A Workshop for Student Officers and Course Reps (Edinburgh)

One of two workshops designed to enable college student officers and course reps to contribute to CDN’s ongoing review of the existing Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges.

20 Feb 2018 - 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.

All Current & Past Events:

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That's Quality! Colleges 2018

8 Aug 2018 - 9 Aug 2018

Following student feedback, as a pilot this year, we are extending our residential training event from…

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