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Exporting Education: IQ's International Approach

Sep 04, 2013 08:26 AM

As part of his regular newsletter column, IQ chief executive Raymond Clarke takes a look at IQ and the international market.

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IQ to Adopt the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (EQF)

IQ to Adopt the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (EQF)

Sep 04, 2013 10:07 AM

Over the coming months IQ will begin to reference the EQF in all of our national qualification documentation.

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Maths & English Study Becomes Mandatory for Students Without a ‘C’ in GCSEs

Sep 02, 2013 09:58 AM

The government has today revealed details of its (previously announced) plans to make students who fail to attain a ‘C’ grade or above at GCSE continue to study English and maths.

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TSS Secures Investors in People Award

Aug 02, 2013 08:20 AM

IQ would like to congratulate one of our centres, Total Security Services, for achieving the coveted Investors in People standard.

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Functional Skills - New Introductory Offer

Aug 01, 2013 03:36 PM

With Functional Skills in English and Maths due to be available for centres to offer this month, IQ are launching a special introductory offer.

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Development Spotlight: English Functional Skills

Development Spotlight: English Functional Skills

Aug 01, 2013 02:18 PM

In this edition of development spotlight, we take a closer look at our upcoming suite of Functional Skills qualifications in English.

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Regulation for Private Investigators Announced

Regulation for Private Investigators Announced

Sep 25, 2013 11:49 AM

Home Secretary Theresa May has today announced that a new system of regulation is to be introduced requiring all investigators to hold a licence in order to practice.

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Upskilling the Savoy – Case Study

Upskilling the Savoy – Case Study

Aug 01, 2013 01:27 PM

Working with IQ, Reikan Security Services Ltd has recently carried out the upskilling training for door supervisors at the world famous Savoy Hotel in London. We asked Reikan’s Paul Keates to tell us about the training…

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Security Sector Development Forum a Success

Jul 30, 2013 08:57 AM

Friday’s Security Sector Development Forum has proved highly successful with a wide range of delegates coming together to share ideas and discuss future developments.

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Government Launches New Consultation on Apprenticeship Funding

Government Launches New Consultation on Apprenticeship Funding

Jul 24, 2013 01:27 PM

The Government has published a consultation document regarding proposed changes to apprenticeship funding.

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Last Places Left - Security Sector Development Forum

Jul 23, 2013 01:37 PM

IQ still has a small number of places remaining for this Friday's Security Sector Development Forum.

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Improvements to IQR

Jul 17, 2013 10:43 AM

We've recently implemented the following features into the IQR system.

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Call for New Minimum Training Standards for Healthcare Workers

Jul 10, 2013 12:05 PM

An independent review set up in response to the Stafford Hospital scandal has called for the introduction of new minimum training standards for Healthcare assistants before they can work unsupervised.

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Government Launches New ‘Tech Levels’

Jul 04, 2013 09:33 AM

The Government has today announced a new range of technical and vocational qualifications that are designed to hold the same status as A-Levels within school league tables.

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Raymond Clarke Receives Peter Greenwood Award

Raymond Clarke Receives Peter Greenwood Award

Jul 04, 2013 08:30 AM

Raymond Clarke, Chief Executive of IQ and founder of SITO, SAFE and Vocational Compass, has become the 2013 recipient of the Peter Greenwood Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Security Systems Industry.

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Mutuality in Practice

Jul 02, 2013 11:26 AM

Nominations are underway for the inaugural IQ management committee, which will meet for the first time in September.

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All Things Functional Proves Highly Successful

Jul 01, 2013 09:26 AM

June saw the Paragon hotel in Birmingham packed out once again as the All Things Functional conference brought people together from across the country in order to discuss and debate Functional Skills and to share best practice.

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Health & Social Care Unit Withdrawal

Jun 28, 2013 03:34 PM

We would like to remind our centres that the following unit: Y/600/1250, Emergency First Aid Skills, is being withdrawn at the end of this month.

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Development Spotlight: First Aid (Scotland)

Development Spotlight: First Aid (Scotland)

Jul 01, 2013 08:15 AM

In this edition of Development Spotlight, we examine two qualifications we are currently developing for the Scottish market.

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IQ to Hold First Elections in July

IQ to Hold First Elections in July

Jun 12, 2013 11:27 AM

Industry Qualifications is to hold its first elections for membership of its management committee in July.

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