Changing faces at exam authority

18th February 2005 at 00:00
Three new members have been appointed to the Scottish Qualifications Authority Board. The new faces are:

* John Mitchell, headteacher of Kilsyth Academy, who is due to retire this year. Mr Mitchell is also a board member of Learning and Teaching Scotland.

* Alex MacLennan, principal of Ayr College, who was previously assistant principal at Paisley University with particular responsibility for external affairs and lifelong learning.

* John Simmons, vice-principal of Heriot-Watt University, and professor of mechanical engineering since 1992. Professor Simmons is a member of the SQA's engineering advisory group and of its Higher National review group on engineering.

Judith Gillespie, development manager of the Scottish Parent Teacher Council, has been reappointed for a second term.

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