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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 6686.
  • Linda McLeod, Interim Deputy Director, 0131 313 6694.
  • Elaine Malcolm, Group Co-ordinator, 0131 313 6633.
  • Lizzie Robertson, PA to the Director.

Access

  • Rachel Adamson, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6563.
  • Fiona Burns, Assistant Director Outcomes, Access (Access Policy Lead), 0131 313 6517.
  • Lynn Killick, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6698.
  • 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.  

Learning and Quality

  • Keith Coyne (College quality issues), Outcome Agreement Manager, 0131 313 6554.
  • Derek Horsburgh (HE quality issues), Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6649.
  • Kathryn O'Loan, Assistant Director, Learning and Quality, 0131 313 6523.

Skills

  • Jessica Armstrong, Policy Analysis Officer - Skills and Economic Recovery.
  • Sharon Drysdale, Deputy Director of Skills & Economic Recovery, 0131 313 6682.
  • Alaa Elaydi, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6536.
  • Aoife Keenan, Senior Policy Analysis Officer.
  • 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

  • Linda McLeod, Interim Deputy Director, 0131 313 6694.
  • Cath Carr, Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6532.
  • Keith Coyne, Outcome Agreement Manager, 0131 313 6554.
  • Derek Horsburgh, Senior Policy Analysis Officer (University Outcome Agreements), 0131 313 6649.
  • Seamus Spencer, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6673.
  • Nick Stansfeld, Policy Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6539.

Regional and Institution lead contacts

Contacting us by email: Unless specified, the standard email address format for SFC staff is: first initial+surname@sfc.ac.uk, e.g. psmith@sfc.ac.uk.

Glasgow/Lanarkshire/West/Ayrshire
Regional lead: Linda McLeod, Interim Deputy Director, 0131 313 6694
 
Glasgow Region/GCRB Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572
University of the West of Scotland Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572
Lanarkshire Region To be confirmed
University of Glasgow To be confirmed
University of Strathclyde Louise Lauchlan, 0131 313 6582
Glasgow School of Art To be confirmed
Ayrshire College Louise Lauchlan, 0131 313 6582
West College Scotland Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572
Glasgow Caledonian University Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Derek Horsburgh, 0131 313 6649
OA team support Nick Stansfeld, 0131 313 6539

 

Edinburgh/Fife/Central/Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire
Regional lead: Linda McLeod, Interim Deputy Director, 0131 313 6694
 
Edinburgh College Seamus Spencer, 0131 313 6673
Newbattle Abbey College Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554
West Lothian College Seamus Spencer, 0131 313 6673
Fife College Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625
Forth Valley College Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625
Heriot-Watt University Seamus Spencer, 0131 313 6673
Scotland's Rural College Derek Horsburgh, 0131 313 6649
Queen Margaret University Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554
University of Edinburgh Seamus Spencer, 0131 313 6673
Edinburgh Napier University Seamus Spencer, 0131 313 6673
University of St Andrews Derek Horsburgh, 0131 313 6649
University of Aberdeen Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554
Robert Gordon University Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554
North East Scotland College Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554
University of Stirling Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625
OA team support Cath Carr, 0131 313 6532

 

Tayside
Regional lead: Fiona Burns, Assistant Director, 0131 313 6517
 
University of Dundee Fiona Burns, 0131 313 6517
Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625
Abertay University Fiona Burns, 0131 313 6517
Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625
Dundee & Angus College Fiona Burns, 0131 313 6517
Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625

 

South of Scotland
Regional lead: Linda McLeod, Interim Deputy Director, 0131 313 6694
 
Borders College Keith Coyne, 0131 313 6554
Dumfries & Galloway College Philip McGuinness, 0131 313 6572

 

Highlands and Islands/Open University Scotland
Regional lead: Linda McLeod, Interim Deputy Director, 0131 313 6694
 
University of the Highlands & Islands (UHI) Alison Meldrum, 0131 313 6625
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Linda McLeod, 0131 313 6694
Open University in Scotland Louise Lauchlan, 0131 313 6582