AJ International Consultancy
AJ International Consultancy (AJIC) is a newly formed company established by one of our BCS Associates, Joe Spencer. The company was formed to focus on supporting FE/HE establishments and VET institutions, both nationally and internationally, through consultancy and training in Quality Management and Organisational Development.
As part of AJIC Joe is leading a team of consultants and has gained valuable experience working in the FE/HE and VET sectors over the past 26 years:-
23 years experience at Kilmarnock College holding various posts from Lecturer, Head of Faculty and Assistant Principal and Reid Kerr College as lecturer.
Associate Assessor with HMIe for 6 years
Project Manager with SQA for 3years
Most recent CPD includes Postgraduate Diploma in Management in Tertiary Education - with a forcus on Quality Improvement in Learning & Teaching; CQI - Chartered Quality Practitioner - ongoing; CMI - Coaching - ongoing; various College Development Network and Education Scotland workshops
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As a result of our ongoing research and development, AJIC and BCS consultants have developed a wide range of services and products designed specifically to support the improvement of quality in education and training:-
Business Excellence models
- improving quality in education & training through various services.
- Internal Quality Assurance (Self-Evaluation)
- Curriulum Mapping
- Lean towards FE
- QILT (Quality Improvement in Learning & Teaching)
- Customised Training
Professional Development Programmes
- PDA/HNC in Quality (SCQF Level 7)
- PDA in Quality Improvement (SCQF Level 9)
- PDA in Learning & Teaching (under development and subject to SQA approval)
- CPD in Quality Enhancement
- Internal/Lead Auditing (IRCA approved in partnership with SQMC)
CPD in Quality
A generic model integrating the PDA in Quality and HNC in Quality into an overall programme, aimed at candidates from all sectors. A blended learning approach matching online learning with real life working experiences and practices in the workplace.
Mentoring and Tuition Support
Supporting model under development for school pupils in a cost-effective manner, providing group activities in centrally located areas in Ayrshire.
Information on this service will be posted soon.