SQA’s Computing Science qualifications develop a range of computing and computational thinking skills — including skills in analysis and problem-solving, design and modelling, and developing, implementing and testing digital solutions — across a range of contemporary contexts. With challenging, coherent and enjoyable learner journeys through all levels, the Courses take account of modern technologies and development methodologies related to software development and information systems.
The following presentation was delivered at recent CPD events for the new National 3, 4 and 5 Courses. It can be used by Nominees to help cascade information to colleagues in their school, college or Local Authority. Equally, anyone delivering these new National Courses may find the contents of help in understanding the standards required. Any candidate evidence used at the events will be published on SQA’s secure website as soon as necessary permissions have been obtained.