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
- Malpractice: Information for Centres (493 KB)
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'.
- explains SQA’s definition of malpractice, giving examples in a range of contexts
- describes the arrangements that we expect our centres to put in place to minimise the risk of malpractice
- explains how we expect concerns of malpractice to be handled, if and when they arise
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.
E-moderation: guidelines for FE staff and external moderators
AA1675, November 2004
Moderation of E-Assessment: Case Studies
AA3157, April 2006