University of Strathclyde – further education teaching programme: consultation

A consultation to seek views on the proposed further education teaching programme to be delivered by the University of Strathclyde.

About this consultation

The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the proposed further education teaching programme to be delivered by the University of Strathclyde. The Scottish Ministers are proposing to make a determination under article 30 of the 2011 Order to specify that the University of Strathclyde course constitutes a recognised teaching qualification for individuals seeking registration as a further education teacher.

Details of the provider, the University of Strathclyde, and the TQFE programme to be delivered by the University of Strathclyde are provided further below.

Responding to this consultation:

We are inviting responses to this consultation by 16/05/2022

Please respond to this consultation using the Scottish Government online consultation platform, Citizen Space. You can view and respond to this consultation online. You can save and return to your response while the consultation is still open. Please ensure that consultation responses are submitted before the closing date 16/05/2022.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scottish Government continue to operate a hybrid working model. It would therefore be helpful if you could respond online via Citizen Space. If you are unable to respond online, the Scottish Government will by exception accept email or postal responses. Please complete the Respondent Information Form (see 'Handling your response' below), and send this along with your response to:


Or write to us at:

College Governance Team
5 Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
G2 8LU

Handling your response:

If you respond using Citizen Space (Citizen Space - Consultations) you will be directed to the Respondent Information Form. Please indicate how you wish your response to be handled and, in particular, whether you are happy for your response to be published.

If you are unable to respond via Citizen Space, please complete and return the Respondent Information Form included in this document. If you ask for your response not to be published, we will regard it as confidential, and we will treat it accordingly.

Please note that responses will not be accepted without a Respondent Information Form.

All respondents should be aware that the Scottish Government is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and would therefore have to consider any request made to it under the Act for information relating to responses made to this consultation exercise.

Next steps in the process:

Where respondents have given permission for their response to be made public, and after we have checked that they contain no potentially defamatory material, responses will be made available to the public at (Citizen Space - Consultations). If you use Citizen Space to respond, you will receive a copy of your response via email.

Following the closing date, all responses will be analysed and considered along with any other available evidence to help us reach a decision.

Comments and complaints:

If you have any comments about how this consultation exercise has been conducted, please write to us using the contact details above.



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