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SCAPP Professional Learning & Development Working Group

Role and Remit:

To practically support the development and delivery of the Widening Access & Widening Participation Professional Standards Framework and Accreditation Scheme, which denotes the professional values, competencies and standards expected from widening access and widening participation practitioners.

To establish the professional learning and development needs (both formal and informal) of the widening access and widening participation community.

Identify, develop and deliver appropriate learning and development opportunities utilising the expertise of community members and other external providers where required.

Explore formal recognition and accreditation structures of learning and development.

Assist with the effective promotion of all learning opportunities across the community.

Identify opportunities for appropriate networking events.

Link in with other SCAPP Working Groups to create collaborative opportunities, where appropriate.

Members of Group

Alice Smith, LEAPS (Group Chair)

Amanda Baldwin, University of Strathclyde

DonnaMarie Steel, The Robertson Trust

Elsbeth Neil, ASPIRENorth

Dr Felicity Crawley, University of Glasgow

Laura Kwiatkowski, SCAPP

Muriel Alexander, SCAPP

Dr Neil Croll, University of Glasgow

Patricia Anderson, Glasgow Caledonian University

Dr Yalinu Poya, University of the West of Scotland