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We have expertise in safeguarding academic standards and enhancing the quality of the student experience offered by Scottish higher education institutions wherever and however delivered. We promote excellent, responsive and inspiring learning provided in partnership with students.


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Watch our two short videos to learn more about QAA Scotland and how we work closely with students to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do. 

Latest news

Recordings from QAA Scotland’s Enhancement Conference 2022 now available

Enhancement Conference 2022 showcases Scotland's continued commitment to enhancing the student experience

ELIR 4 Knowledge Base updated


The importance of unique learning artefacts and portfolios in micro-credential courses

27/06/22 - Emma Fotheringham and Ross Paterson, Kirkcaldy High School Marsyitah Ismail, Head of Learning Services South-East Asia (SEA), OpenLearning

Micro-credentials: The college approach

23/05/22 - Siobhán Wilson, Dean of Faculty, Hospitality and Leisure, City of Glasgow College

Scotland’s Enhancement Theme: Resilient Learning Communities

27/10/21 - Debra Macfarlane, Quality Enhancement Manager, QAA Scotland



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Find out about Enhancement Themes

Discover more about the national programme of Enhancement Themes.

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