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Professional Development Conference 2019 10 May 2019

Professional Development Conference 2019

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) will host the 2019 Professional Development Conference from Tuesday 27 August to Thursday 29 August at the Hilton Beijing Wangfujing.

The theme for the Conference is Continuous Improvement. We recommend attendance at the conference for centre staff who are responsible for the management, coordination, delivery and assessment of HND and SQA Advanced Diploma programmes.

The conference offers presentations, workshops and practical activities. There will be speakers with extensive expertise of HND and SQA Advanced Diploma programmes.

The conference provides centres and centre staff with tools and techniques they can apply to support an ethos of continuous improvement within their centre. Sharing this learning with your colleagues is crucial to getting best value from the conference.


  • An introduction to a model for continuous improvement – Delivering SQA Qualifications: Circle of Success
  • Using Assessment Summary and Qualification Verification Summary Reports
  • Prior Verification – when is it appropriate?
  • Using SQA Academy for staff training
  • Introducing the new Research Skills unit
  • How SQA Coordinators can support and encourage continuous improvement

When: Tue 27 Aug to Thu 29 Aug 

Where: Hilton Beijing Wangfujing

Cost: £250

Book online 

Please follow the instructions on the booking form.