Innovation Award

Presented by Dr Bill Maxwell, Education Scotland

Perth College - Hospitality

Ian Gibb, Perth College UHI

The Hospitality Department in Perth College UHI collected the Innovation Award at the 2016 Scottish Qualifications Authority Star Awards. In a first for education in Scotland, the department worked with college caterers to provide practical work experience for students. The partnership, which has been showcased to other colleges, has resulted in a dramatic increase in course completion rates.

Highly Commended - Glasgow Clyde College

Highly Commended, Lesley Newton, Glasgow Clyde College

Highly Commended - Dundee and Angus College

Highly Commended, Simon Hewitt, Dundee and Angus College