Colleges Scotland's Vision

Colleges Scotland aims to be at the heart of a world class college sector that is recognised, valued and available to all.

Colleges Scotland's Mission

Colleges Scotland is the collective voice of the college sector in Scotland; striving to create cohesive and sustainable partnerships, demonstrate positive impact, acting as representatives, and campaigning for the sector.


Do the Right Thing

  • We will act with integrity, openness and honesty, promoting ethical standards.
  • We will never put self-interest ahead of sector interests and will always respect others in any decision making process.
  • We will challenge each other, and openly invite challenge, but when debate concludes and decisions are made, these will be fully respected and supported.

Provide Exceptional Services

  • We will strive for excellence, provide effective leadership, understand and respond to members' needs.
  • We will not promise what we cannot deliver - but we will deliver what we promise, always being helpful, contributing and seizing opportunities.
  • We will make good practice our standard practice and through collaboration improve services.

Build and Sustain Relationships

  • We will listen, respect, and value others.
  • We will have the right discussions with the right people in the right place, removing barriers for effective collaboration.

Always be Attentive

  • We will harness ambition and release potential.
  • We will be an advocate for diversity, equality and equity.

Strategic Plan

Colleges Scotland Strategic Plan 2015-18 cover graphic  

pdf Colleges Scotland Strategic Plan 2015-18 (716 KB)




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