Aileen Ponton, Chief Executive, Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework

Aileen Ponton, Chief Executive, Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework

Bio:

Aileen joined the SCQF Partnership as its first Chief Executive in July 2007. 

The Partnership is the body responsible for maintaining the National Framework for Scotland – the SCQF.  In addition it has responsibility as the National Co-ordination Point for the European Qualifications Framework and for ECVET.  Aileen also chairs the UK Co-ordinating Group for European VET Initiatives. Aileen’s previous experience has had both an employer and education focus.

Speech:

SCQF and the Learner Journey – Where next?

This will set out some of the main political drivers for education and training in Scotland and how that affects the SCQF Partnership as the Framework owner.  It will also reinforce both the challenges and opportunities that brings to those AOs working across the UK. Finally the presentation will also address a more global view of education and training and the use of Frameworks to support recognition

Key points:

  1. The future of education and skills in Scotland and the role of the Framework in supporting that.

  2. The opportunities for AOs to get involved