Information for centres

SQA procedures and quality assurance for certification, assessment, candidate malpractice, centre malpractice, centre approval, moderation/verification and validation. 

The Appeals Process: Information for Centres


Malpractice: Information for Centres 2017

AA 7365, January 2017

SQA’s procedures for suspected cases of malpractice. Replaces 'Candidate malpractice in externally assessed examinations and assessments: Information for Centres' and 'Policy and procedures for dealing with malpractice in internally assessed qualifications: Information for Centres'. 

The document:

The procedures apply to all SQA qualifications, including those subject to statutory regulation by SQA Accreditation and Ofqual.

Catalogue of National Qualifications

Guide to Data Exchange 

FA1469, February 2016

A guide to the arrangements for the exchange of data between SQA and centres. The Guide to Data Exchange should be used in conjunction with Delivering National Qualifications – Guide for SQA Co-ordinators.

Coursework Authenticity - a Guide for Teachers and Lecturers 

BA5188, August 2009

An overview of the area of authenticity, plagiarism and collusion, and how it applies to coursework that is submitted to SQA for marking.

Moderation of E-Assessment: Case Studies

AA3157, April 2006