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Beyond measure? Exploring what counts in higher education

QAA Scotland's International enhancement conference

Date: June 3 to June 4 - 2020
Location: Glasgow
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel

QAA Scotland’s 4th international enhancement conference will take place on 3 and 4 June 2020, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow’s city centre.

The conference will pose a number of key questions:

  • How can we use evidence to support decision-making?
  • What counts as valid evidence?
  • How can we ensure we are working in partnership with students?
  • How can we ensure that we are using evidence ethically? 

Plenary sessions, papers and workshops will allow delegates to explore five key conference strands:

  • Understanding student demographics, retention, progression and success
  • Using big data to enhance learning and teaching and the student experience
  • Creating and valuing evidence beyond numbers
  • Empowering staff and students to use evidence
  • Supporting employability and the development of graduate skills.

Who should attend?


The conference will be of interest to colleagues working within higher education including:

  • institutional policy decision makers
  • higher education leaders
  • heads of quality
  • planners, strategists and data practitioners
  • academics, practitioners and professional service staff
  • students, student representatives and students’ association staff, and
  • representatives from national and international quality assurance agencies.

To view full details about this event please visit our Conference webpage. Registration for the conference will open in February 2020.