Who We Are
Global Education Training and Qualifications Ltd (GETQ) is an awarding body that breaks the mould of traditional awarding organisations; blending innovative pedagogies and assessment methodologies to provide learners with an excellent experience from initial to formative to summative stages of their education. It seeks to build an international reputation for leading and innovative qualifications, utilising the best expertise available.
What is our purpose?
Our purpose is to provide equitable education and utilising mixed methods that are progressive and places no undue burden on candidates.
We aim to ensure that individuals are empowered to be more knowledgeable, empathetic and responsible global citizens. Our purpose, in line with the OECD’s Future of Education and Skills 2030, is to facilitate learners to have the skills, values and attitudes to contribute to society and thrive in a more connected and inclusive world.
As an organisation we exist to ensure that we are providing a quality education, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals; and education that helps candidates to be aware of their subject they are learning alongside the context in which they are learning, being advocates for equality and inclusion. We are an organisation that will actively contribute to supporting a sustainable and responsible global community.
What is our mission?
Our mission is to facilitate the development and accreditation of new meaningful programmes of study and qualifications, to address the gaps that we believe in providing robust and innovative education opportunities in leadership, performing arts, social action and other more work-based and technical disciplines.
What is our vision?
Our vision is of a global cohesive responsible society working collaboratively to ensure there are opportunities for all, and in particular we have a vision of delivering good quality education internationally.
What are our values?
Integrity – is our commitment to ensure that our organisation acts with propriety and professionalism, acting in a manner becoming of those who trust us to provide them with education
Respect – is our commitment to ensure that we treat every person fairly and with high level courtesy
Inclusion -is our commitment to ensuring we value everyone for what makes them unique and to try our hardest to provide equal access to opportunities, services and education, through treating each person with dignity and compassion
Equality – is our commitment to treating persons equally regardless of the 9 protected characteristics, and for valuing each person for who they, supporting candidates to access education
Excellence – is our commitment to ensure that our courses are developed with rigour to provide high quality, that our courses provide meaningful outcomes for learners, that there our services and systems are suitably robust
Empowerment – is our commitment to ensure that we provide a service that is supportive and open to feedback, to provide an educational experience that is student-centred
Our Executive Team
Professor Andrew Saint George
Rae Snape FRSA
Adam Tate FRSA
Professor John Grattan
Alumnus and Lecturer at Harvard University, University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Cass Business School
National Leader of Education and Headteacher
Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University; Alumnus of Aberystwyth University, University of Oxford, Rohampton University.
Professor of Geography; Former Acting VC of Aberystwyth University, QAA Board Member
Dr Kate Parkinson
Lecturer at Salford University