It's all go north of the border! an update on current quality enhancement developments in Scotland

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Abstract

The last 12-18 months have seen a number of important developments that
are impacting on Scottish higher education learning and teaching policy and
practice:
• a new, merged Scottish Funding Council for both further and higher
education;
• a new SNP majority Scottish Government;
• a review of quality arrangements in Scottish further and higher
education by the Scottish Funding Council;
• the establishment of a Scottish Government/Universities Scotland
Joint Future Thinking Task Force on Universities.
The above sector wide cross-disciplinary developments are accompanied, for
legal education and training, by a current review being carried out by the Law
Society of Scotland. This article aims to provide a briefing on these various
developments and the issues they potentially raise.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)224-227
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Teacher
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • Scotland
  • higher education
  • quality enhancement developments

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