Author: Cathy Howieson

Qualifications across borders

CES Associate John Hart is a member of the UNESCO Expert Group on World Reference Levels (WRLs). The group was set up in at the end of 2015 to respond to the growing need for a reliable and manageable way to supplement and simplify the current processes of comparing, matching and recognising qualifications and credentials world-wide.  John … Continued

David Raffe special issue

We’re pleased to announce that a special issue of the Journal of Education and Work (volume 30, 2017) in honour of Professor David Raffe has now been published. It can be accessed at: The special issue “Bridging Divides – social science, educational policy and the improvement of education and training systems: an appreciation of … Continued

CES at 3rd International Enhancement in Higher Education Conference 2017

  Dr Cathy Howieson of CES, along with Keith MacAskill of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, co-presented a paper entitled “Widening Participation Transition Support at Three Scottish Univerities” (click title to view or download).  This was based on the the report “Access and Beyond Supporting: Widening Participation Students in Three Scottish Universities“, which Dr Howieson co-authored with … Continued