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SQA and Commonwealth Games
Legacy Event
Tuesday 10th June 2014
10.00am – 13.00pm
The Esk & Forth Rooms, SQA’s Optima
Build...
Commonwealth Games Legacy
SQA’s Involvement with the Games
Joe Wilson, Head of New Ventures
Joe.Wilson@sqa.org.uk
What today’s all about ……….
We want to update you on how:
 SQA and Glasgow 2014 is linking with the further education sec...
SQA’s Involvement with the Games
– Committees
SQA Corporate Engagement via:
 Legacy Committee
 Learning Sub Committee
 ...
SQA’s Involvement with the Games
SQA’s Aim
Ensuring that Scottish Vocational Education has
presence and feet on ground in ...
SQA’s Involvement with the Games
 Member of relevant Committees
 On-going liaison with Education Scotland’s “Game On”
we...
SQA’s Involvement with the Games
Games Specific Qualifications
 NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best at SCQF Level 4
 Volu...
An On-going Legacy - Opportunities
for Volunteers
 Contributed to development of the clyde-sider
Options Guide
 Providin...
The clyde-sider Options Guide
 Highlights existing skills and those gained as a result of
the volunteering experience
 H...
An On-going Legacy - Opportunities
for Volunteers
The guide promotes:
 Development of personal attributes
 Understanding...
An On-going Legacy - Opportunities
for Volunteers
We need:
 To raise awareness with stakeholders of the volunteering
expe...
The clyde-sider Options Guide
Group Workshop,
Questions and Answers
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Some notes on some work done for 15,000 Clydesider Volunteers Commonwealth Games

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  1. 1. SQA and Commonwealth Games Legacy Event Tuesday 10th June 2014 10.00am – 13.00pm The Esk & Forth Rooms, SQA’s Optima Building, Glasgow
  2. 2. Commonwealth Games Legacy SQA’s Involvement with the Games Joe Wilson, Head of New Ventures Joe.Wilson@sqa.org.uk
  3. 3. What today’s all about ………. We want to update you on how:  SQA and Glasgow 2014 is linking with the further education sector;  SQA and Glasgow 2014 are working on providing opportunities for the 15,000 clyde-siders to make the most of the skills and experiences they will take away from the Games;  The Volunteering Options guide can be used by you to help volunteers recognise and enhance their skills;  Glasgow 2014 is delivering a Volunteering Legacy
  4. 4. SQA’s Involvement with the Games – Committees SQA Corporate Engagement via:  Legacy Committee  Learning Sub Committee  Flourishing Committee
  5. 5. SQA’s Involvement with the Games SQA’s Aim Ensuring that Scottish Vocational Education has presence and feet on ground in Commonwealth Education events around and after games time – opening up international markets for Scottish Colleges and qualifications
  6. 6. SQA’s Involvement with the Games  Member of relevant Committees  On-going liaison with Education Scotland’s “Game On” website  Communicating with centres and stakeholders  Corporate and Social events - links with Glasgow 2014  Provision of a dedicated SQA games related web page www.sqa.org.uk/games2014  Developing a national qualifications portfolio covering all sectoral areas as well as several Games specific qualifications
  7. 7. SQA’s Involvement with the Games Games Specific Qualifications  NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best at SCQF Level 4  Volunteering Skills Award at SCQF Levels 3, 4 & 5  NPA Organising Volunteering Events in Sport at SCQF Level 6  SVQ Level 2, Spectator Safety  NPA Introduction to Spectator Safety at SCQF Level 5
  8. 8. An On-going Legacy - Opportunities for Volunteers  Contributed to development of the clyde-sider Options Guide  Providing bespoke “Supported by SQA” logo on volunteers’ commemorative certificate and corporate logo in the Options Guide  Developing case studies to document the clyde- sider experience
  9. 9. The clyde-sider Options Guide  Highlights existing skills and those gained as a result of the volunteering experience  Has elements of a log book – interactive and with reference points  Volunteers could receive recognition for skills and experiences achieved  Colleges need to know that some learners will arrive with this … or have it at home … and how best it can be used to benefit candidates
  10. 10. An On-going Legacy - Opportunities for Volunteers The guide promotes:  Development of personal attributes  Understanding and Awareness of Volunteering, Learning and Employment  Recognition of core skills
  11. 11. An On-going Legacy - Opportunities for Volunteers We need:  To raise awareness with stakeholders of the volunteering experience legacy  To focus on what we can meaningfully offer to volunteers  To give volunteers something that will lead them towards formal learning, training and possible employment – if they want it ….
  12. 12. The clyde-sider Options Guide Group Workshop, Questions and Answers

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