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Access, Learning and Outcomes

Develops and negotiates outcome agreements with individual universities and college regions to maximise the impact of SFC’s strategic plan, its investments and policies.

About Us

Ensures the right facilities are in the right place to support teaching and learning. The directorate also works to ensure priorities around access, skills and academic quality.

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contactSCOTLAND-BSL connects Deaf BSL users throughout Scotland through a video relay service (VRS) with all of Scotland’s public authorities.

Emailing SFC staff

Unless specified, the standard email address format for SFC staff is first initial+surname@sfc.ac.uk.

  • James Dunphy (Register of interests), Director, 0131 313 6500.
  • Jacqui Brasted, Deputy Director, Assurance and Outcomes, 0131 313 6536.
  • Amy Jamieson, PA to the Director, 0131 313 6531.
  • Elaine Malcolm, Group Co-ordinator, 0131 313 6633.
  • Nicola McGhee, Business Manager, 0131 313 6500.

Access

  • Rachel Adamson, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6563.
  • Fiona Burns, Assistant Director Outcomes, Access (Access Policy Lead), 0131 313 6517.
  • Carina Macritchie, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6546.
  • Emma Roberts, Policy Analysis Officer - Mental Health, 0131 313 6570.
  • Anna Wallace, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6605.  

Health and Social Care- SFC/NES

  • Helen Raftopoulos, Assistant Director- Health and Social Care- SFC/NES, 0131 313 6577.

Learning and Quality

  • Kathryn O'Loan, Assistant Director, Learning and Quality, 0131 313 6523.
  • Debra Macfarlane, Quality Enhancement Consultant.
  • Nichola Kett, Quality Manager.
  • Derek Horsburgh, Senior Policy Officer, Learning and Quality, 0131 313 6649.
  • Cath Carr, Policy Officer, Learning and Quality, 0131 313 6532.
  • Elaine Malcolm, Quality Group Co-ordinator, 0131 313 6633.

National Schools Programme

  • Dr Bernadette Sanderson, National Schools Co-ordinator, 0131 313 6500.

Skills

  • Sharon Drysdale, Assistant Director of Skills & Economic Recovery, 0131 313 6682.
  • Aoife Keenan, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6500 (see also Regional Tertiary Pathfinders).
  • Louise Lauchlan, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6582.
  • Alison Malcolm, Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6522.
  • Dr Andre Reibig, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6695.

Outcome Agreements

Outcome Agreement process

  • Cath Carr, Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6532.
  • Keith Coyne, Outcome Manager, 0131 313 6554.
  • Derek Horsburgh, Outcome Manager, 0131 313 6649.
  • Phil McGuinness, Outcome Manager, 0131 313 6572.
  • Alison Meldrum, Outcome Manager, 0131 313 6625.
  • Seamus Spencer, Assistant Director, Outcome and Engagement Officer, 0131 313 6673 (see also Regional Tertiary Pathfinders).
  • Nick Stansfeld, Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6539.
  • Hannah Wilson, Outcome Manager, 0131 313 6543.

Regional and Institution lead contacts for Glasgow, Lanarkshire, West and Ayrshire

Regional lead: Jacqui Brasted, Deputy Director, 0131 313 6536

  • Ayrshire College - Louise Lauchlan, 0131 313 6582.
  • Glasgow Caledonian University - Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572.
  • Glasgow Region/GCRB - Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572.
  • Glasgow School of Art - Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572.
  • Lanarkshire Region - Louise Lauchlan, 0131 313 6582.
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - Derek Horsburgh, 0131 313 6649.
  • University of Glasgow - Derek Horsburgh, 0131 313 6649.
  • University of Strathclyde - Louise Lauchlan, 0131 313 6582.
  • University of the West of Scotland - Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572.
  • West College Scotland - Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572.

Regional and Institution lead contacts for Edinburgh, Fife, Central and Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

Regional lead: Seamus Spencer, Assistant Director, 0131 313 6673

  • Edinburgh College - Hannah Wilson, 0131 313 6543.
  • Edinburgh Napier University - Hannah Wilson, 0131 313 6543.
  • Fife College - Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625.
  • Forth Valley College - Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625.
  • Heriot-Watt University - Hannah Wilson, 0131 313 6543.
  • Newbattle Abbey College - Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554.
  • North East Scotland College - Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554.
  • Queen Margaret University - Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554.
  • Robert Gordon University - Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554.
  • Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) - Derek Horsburgh, 0131 313 6649.
  • University of Aberdeen - Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554.
  • University of Edinburgh - Hannah Wilson, 0131 313 6543.
  • University of Stirling - Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625.
  • University of St Andrews - Derek Horsburgh, 0131 313 6649.
  • West Lothian College - Hannah Wilson, 0131 313 6543.

Regional and Institution lead contacts for Tayside

Regional lead: Jacqui Brasted, Deputy Director, 0131 313 6536

  • Abertay University - Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625.
  • Dundee & Angus College - Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625.
  • University of Dundee - Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625.

Regional and Institution lead contacts for South of Scotland

Regional lead: Seamus Spencer, Assistant Director, 0131 313 6673

  • Borders College - Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554.
  • Dumfries & Galloway College - Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572.

Regional and Institution lead contacts for Highlands and Islands and The Open University in Scotland

Regional lead: Jacqui Brasted, Deputy Director, 0131 313 6536

  • Sabhal Mòr Ostaig - Seamus Spencer, 0131 313 6673.
  • The Open University in Scotland - Louise Lauchlan, 0131 313 6582.
  • University of the Highlands & Islands (UHI) - Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625.