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Literacy and Numeracy: Curriculum for Excellence Management Board Update

SQA welcomes the Curriculum for Excellence Management Board's proposals for the formal recognition of literacy and numeracy through the new qualifications system.

Literacy and Numeracy: CfE Management Board Update


Replacement Certificate Service

SQA operates a service for the issue of replacement certificates. An online service is available for obtaining replacement certificates as well as a downloadable application form.


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org.apache.jasper.JasperException: /sqa_nu_left_section.jsp(127,0) According to TLD or attribute directive in tag file, attribute xml does not accept any expressions at org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.jspError(DefaultErrorHandler.java:40) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.dispatch(ErrorDispatcher.java:407) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.jspError(ErrorDispatcher.java:148) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.checkXmlAttributes(Validator.java:952) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.visit(Validator.java:706) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$CustomTag.accept(Node.java:1442) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2166) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visitBody(Node.java:2216) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visit(Node.java:2222) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Root.accept(Node.java:457) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2166) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator.validate(Validator.java:1484) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.generateJava(Compiler.java:167) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:296) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:277) at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:265) at org.apache.jasper.JspCompilationContext.compile(JspCompilationContext.java:564) at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:302) at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:329) at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:265) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:269) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:188) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.invoke(ApplicationDispatcher.java:679) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.doInclude(ApplicationDispatcher.java:584) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.include(ApplicationDispatcher.java:497) at org.apache.jasper.runtime.JspRuntimeLibrary.include(JspRuntimeLibrary.java:965) at org.apache.jsp.sqa_005fnu_005fdisplay_005fsection_jsp._jspService(sqa_005fnu_005fdisplay_005fsection_jsp.java:57) at org.apache.jasper.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:98) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803) at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:331) at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:329) at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:265) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:269) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:188) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:213) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:174) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127) at com.googlecode.psiprobe.Tomcat55AgentValve.invoke(Tomcat55AgentValve.java:30) at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:117) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:108) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:174) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:874) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11BaseProtocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11BaseProtocol.java:665) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.PoolTcpEndpoint.processSocket(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:528) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.runIt(LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.java:81) at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:689) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:679)