Head of MTU Extended Campus
Head of Quality and Enhancement, QAA ScotlandAilsa Crum is Head of Quality & Enhancement at QAA Scotland having worked with QAA since 1998, first as Assistant Director and later as Head of Reviews. Her current role involves designing and implementing the Enhancement-led Institutional Review (ELIR) method and leading an exciting programme of enhancement and development activity in close association with the Scottish university sector and its students. Ailsa’s previous Higher Education posts were at the organisation now known as Universities Scotland and at The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. Ailsa went to school in Wick (which is in the far North of Scotland) and consequently was one of the few students to travel south to study at the University of Aberdeen where she graduated with an MA (Hons) in Economics & Politics. She also gained a postgraduate management qualification at the Robert Gordon University, an MLitt in Creative Writing jointly awarded by Strathclyde and Glasgow universities and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow. Ailsa is on the Members’ Steering Group for the organisation known as sparqs (student partnership in quality Scotland), the Quality Committee of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) Partnership and the Appeals Sub-Committee of the Scottish Qualifications Authority. She is also a member of the Williamwood High School Parent Council, on the editorial board for the literary journal, Mulberry Fork, and has performed stand-up comedy with The Bright Club.
Manager of Awards and Certification, QQI
Head of Legal Affairs and Provider Risk
Approvals and Reviews Committee