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29 February 2024

A new joint report from Scotland’s quality agencies lays the foundations for providing the most effective and inclusive mix of digital and traditional learning.

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28 February 2024

Biodiversity and commuter emissions are on the agenda for EAUC’s 2024-25 programme of SFC-backed initiatives.

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24 January 2024

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Making Scotland an outstanding place to learn, educate, research and innovate - now and for the future.

We are responsible for sustaining the provision of higher and further education in Scotland.

We use public money to fund colleges, universities and other tertiary education establishments.
This funding covers a wide range of activities including: teaching and learning; skills and apprenticeships, student support and participation; research, innovation and knowledge exchange; data collection and dissemination; national quality assurance and enhancement processes; capital and digital infrastructure for the sector; and strategic change, responsive provision and research priorities.

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SFC Strategic Plan 2022-27

Building a connected, agile, sustainable tertiary education and research system for Scotland.

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