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SQA News 13 January 2022

Next Generation HN: 2022 webinar series

We will be hosting a series of Next Generation Higher National (NextGen: HN) webinars from January to June this year.

The series will explore specific elements of NextGen: HN – the project which aims to reshape our Higher National qualifications for the future.

Webinar 1 – Meta-skills: the journey so far

The first webinar – aimed at Scottish colleges, employers and training providers – gives you an opportunity to learn about the development of meta-skills as part of the NextGen: HN project.

The session will be held at 4 pm on Thursday 27 January and will include reflections from one of our current pilot colleges, New College Lanarkshire.

You can book your place through our online event booking system. If you have not used the system before, you will need to register as a new user.

Attendees will receive a CPD certificate and there will be opportunities throughout to provide feedback and ask questions.

If you have any enquiries about the webinars, please call our Events Team on 0345 213 5580 or email

Future webinars

Bookings will open at the end of January for all other webinars in the series, which will cover topics such as:

More information

This series follows on from introductory webinars for Scottish colleges, employers and training providers held towards the end of 2021. You can watch recordings of these on our website.

You can also find out more about the background, purpose and benefits of NextGen: HN on our short e-learning module on SQA Academy:

SQA Academy – What is NextGen: HN?