Who we are
Based in Scotland, we work across the UK and internationally. Our people take great pride in offering exceptional customer service — which is acknowledged by government organisations, universities, businesses and individuals throughout the world. We employ around 900 people in Glasgow, Dalkeith and Newtongrange.
Our strategic direction is developed by our Board of Management and its committees. It is approved by Scottish Ministers. The Board is corporately responsible for its implementation. Our current Corporate Plan (393 KB) sets out our objectives for the next three years.
SQA is sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate and employs over 700 people in Glasgow, Dalkeith and Newtongrange.
- Organisation Structure (66 KB)
Board of Management
Approved by Scottish Ministers, our Board of Management develops and shapes our strategic direction.
The SQA Executive Management Team manages and carries out the development and delivery of new and existing qualifications.
Made up of stakeholders including teachers, parents and education professionals, the Advisory Council helps us develop our portfolio.