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Website Updates - 19/05/22 Status Change
Food Production Recording Forms UPDATED update
Professional Cookery Recording Forms directed from SCQF level 5 UPDATED update
Higher Philosophy - Course overview and resources UPDATED Question Paper Model Questions Published
Skills for Work: Laboratory Science National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Audio presentation added

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Website Updates - 03/05/22 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update

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Website Updates - 29/04/22 Status Change
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED E-files for the Higher Applications of Mathematics exam published on SQA Secure.

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Website Updates - 28/04/22 Status Change
SQA confirms assessment changes will remain in place for 2022-23 NEW SQA confirms assessment changes will remain in place for 2022-23.

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Website Updates - 26/04/22 Status Change
Exceptional circumstances or appeal? UPDATED How to let us know if you have a question about your exam(s) or results.

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Website Updates - 25/04/22 Status Change
Exams get underway for learners across Scotland NEW Exams get underway for learners across Scotland news item published.

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Website Updates - 07/04/22 Status Change
National 5 Music Technology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Secure site- Assignment audio presentation with candidate evidence and commentaries published
Higher Music Technology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Secure Site - Audio Presentation published

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Website Updates - 04/04/22 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update

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Website Updates - 30/03/22 Status Change
Invigilator contingencies guidance reminder UPDATED Email address typo spotted

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Website Updates - 29/03/22 Status Change
Higher Philosophy - Course overview and resources UPDATED Change request 1603

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Website Updates - 22/03/22 Status Change
Higher ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED New - Webinar recording with candidate evidence and commentaries for National 5 and Higher Performance
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Commentaries and Evidence for Question Paper 1 and 2 published

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Website Updates - 21/03/22 Status Change
Practical Cake Craft UPDATED New Understanding Standards resource - amended marking instructions for the 2022 practical activity
Higher Applications of Mathematics - Course overview UPDATED Data booklet published.

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Website Updates - 08/03/22 Status Change
SQA publishes revision support for learners taking National 5, Higher, and Advanced Higher exams NEW News item on revision support now available for learners.
National 5 Environmental Science UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.

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Website Updates - 07/03/22 Status Change
Advanced Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Computing Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Classical Studies UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Chemistry - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Care UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Practical Cookery - Course overview and resource UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Practical Cake Craft - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher ESOL Support material UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Applications of Mathematics - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Sociology UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Administration and IT UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Psychology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Accounting - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Environmental Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Design and Manufacture - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Philosophy - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Modern Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Drama - Course overview and resource UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Music Technology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Computing Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Music - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Modern Languages - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Engineering Science- Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Classical Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Media UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Economics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Economics - Course overview and resource UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Statistics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Drama - Course Overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Childcare and Development UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Latin UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 Engineering Science - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Design and Manufacture - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Chemistry - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Environmental Science UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Music - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Health and Food Technology - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
National 5 ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Care - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Fashion and Textile Technology - Overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Graphic Communication UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Sociology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Graphic Communication- Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Gàidhlig UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS) UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
National 5 Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Psychology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Modern Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Politics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Modern Languages UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Engineering Science UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Media - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Economics UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Physical Education - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Applications of Mathematics - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Latin - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Photography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Human Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Administration and IT - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Design and Manufacture UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Philosophy - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Accounting - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Higher Health and Food Technology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Music Technology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Graphic Communication - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Computing Science UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Modern Studies - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Higher Music - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Classical Studies UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Mathematics of Mechanics - Overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Chemistry - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Latin UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Business Management - Course overview UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Health and Food Technology UPDATED Revision support for learners published.
Advanced Higher Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Advanced Higher Accounting UPDATED Revision support for learners published
Examination Exceptional Circumstances Consideration Service 2022 UPDATED Information on the 2022 Examination Exceptional Circumstances Consideration Service published.

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Website Updates - 03/03/22 Status Change
Administration and IT UPDATED Updates: Internet research evidence for National 5 coursework; Reporting National 5 and Higher coursework ICT issues

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Website Updates - 02/03/22 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update

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Website Updates - 01/03/22 Status Change
Exam support - forms and guidance UPDATED Published Invigilator Report form.
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
National 5 Practical Cake Craft - Course overview and resources UPDATED National 5 practical Activity Assessment Resource published
Higher Classical Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Question paper - Q&A document published
Advanced Higher Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED Advanced Higher candidate evidence and commentaries for Project published
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update

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Website Updates - 25/02/22 Status Change
Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS) UPDATED Higher presentation, candidate evidence and commentaries covering Question Paper
Hospitality Management Skills UPDATED update
Advanced Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED advanced Higher Presentation, candidate evidence and commentaries covering Question Paper and Dissertation published

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Website Updates - 24/02/22 Status Change
NPA Financial Services at SCQF level 6 UPDATED NPA Financial Services alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC/HND Accounting UPDATED HN Accounting alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC/HND Administration and Information Technology UPDATED HN Administration and Information Technology alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC/HND Business UPDATED HN Business alternative assessment approaches published.

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Website Updates - 22/02/22 Status Change
National 5 Philosophy - Course overview UPDATED National 5 Model Questions published
Higher Media - Course overview and resources UPDATED Higher Media Assignment webinar recording and video evidence published
National 5 Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED National 5 portfolio webinar recording published
Advanced Higher Classical Studies UPDATED Advanced Higher - Audio presentation published
Higher Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Higher Dance audio presentation for Question Paper published

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Website Updates - 21/02/22 Status Change
Higher Media - Course overview and resources UPDATED Higher Webinar Question paper 1 and 2 recording with additional commentaries and evidence published

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Website Updates - 17/02/22 Status Change
PDA Office Management and Information Technology SCQF level 8 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
PDA Office Administration SCQF level 7 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
PDA Medical Administration SCQF level 7 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
PDA Management Accounting SCQF level 7 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
PDA Information Technology in Business SCQF level 7 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
PDA Financial Accounting SCQF level 7 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
PDA Book-keeping SCQF level 7 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published

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Website Updates - 16/02/22 Status Change
National 5 English - Course overview and resources UPDATED National 5 Critical Reading commentaries and evidence published

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Website Updates - 15/02/22 Status Change
HNC/HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Measurement and Control Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Measurement and Control Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Mechanical Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Mechanical Engineering at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Mechanical Maintenance Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Mechatronics UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published

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Website Updates - 11/02/22 Status Change
HNC Fabrication, Welding and Inspection UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Fabrication and Welding UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Engineering Systems SCQF level 5 & 6 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Engineering Practice UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC Engineering Practice UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Electronics UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Electronic Engineering at SCQF Level 5 & 6 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Electrical Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 5 & 6 UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Computer Aided Draughting and Design UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
HNC/HND Aircraft Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment published
NC Aeronautical Engineering UPDATED Critical competences for holistic assessment added
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED Gaelic Learners and German portfolio booklets updated

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Website Updates - 09/02/22 Status Change
Advanced Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Advanced Higher Gàidhlig performance-talking visiting assessment guidance for centres published
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED Advanced Higher Modern Languages performance-talking visiting assessment guidance for centres published

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Website Updates - 08/02/22 Status Change
National Qualifications - external verification UPDATED Verification guidance for internally-assessed course assessment in 2021-22 published.

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Website Updates - 01/02/22 Status Change
Modifications and revision support 2022 - table UPDATED Table of content showing what learner support will be published in advance of the National Qualifications diet.
SQA announces more support for learners taking National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exams this year UPDATED SQA announces more support for learners taking National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exams this year.
National 5 Media UPDATED Webinar with candidate evidence and commentaries published
Higher ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED National 5 and Higher Webinar recording with evidence and commentaries published
National 5 ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED National 5 and Higher Webinar recording with candidate evidence and commentaries published
Higher Physical Education - Course overview and resources UPDATED Higher PE Webinar recording and Q&A published
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update

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Website Updates - 31/01/22 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update January 2022

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Website Updates - 27/01/22 Status Change
Exam timetable and learner apps UPDATED The timetable has been updated - some exam start times have been changed.

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Website Updates - 25/01/22 Status Change
National 5 Economics - Course overview and resource UPDATED Assessment Resources Published
Higher Economics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Assessment Resources Published
Advanced Higher Economics UPDATED Assessment resource published
Advanced Higher Business Management - Course overview UPDATED Assessment Resource published
Higher Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Assessment Resource Published
National 5 Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Assessment resource published

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Website Updates - 21/01/22 Status Change
Exam support - forms and guidance UPDATED Updated scaling calculator published. The scaling calculator is used to calculate total mark for National 5, Higher or Advanced Higher courses with scaled components.
Exam support - forms and guidance UPDATED 2022 accommodation arrangements published.

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Website Updates - 18/01/22 Status Change
Exam support - forms and guidance UPDATED Added new NQ 2022 change of timetable checklist and request for change of timetable form.
Advanced Higher Graphic Communication- Course overview UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Project

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Website Updates - 13/01/22 Status Change
Supporting learners as Covid disruption continues UPDATED Supporting learners as Covid disruption continues news item.

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Website Updates - 12/01/22 Status Change
National 5 History - Course overview and resources UPDATED National 5 History Webinar recording and presentation published

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Website Updates - 11/01/22 Status Change
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED New Advanced Higher Classical Studies webinar added to 2021-22 Understanding Standards webinar series

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Website Updates - 10/01/22 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update

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Website Updates - 05/01/22 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update

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Website Updates - 21/12/21 Status Change
Flyleafs UPDATED 2022 flyleafs for external assessment published
SVQ Pharmacy Services SCQF level 8 UPDATED revised version

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Website Updates - 20/12/21 Status Change
Higher Applications of Mathematics - Course overview UPDATED Higher Application of Maths - audio presentation published - Question paper and Project

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Website Updates - 16/12/21 Status Change
Administration and IT UPDATED Updated common questions document and date.

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Website Updates - 09/12/21 Status Change
Higher Administration and IT - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - commentaries and evidence - Assignment
National 5 Environmental Science UPDATED Understanding Standards - Question paper 1 commentaries and evidence
Higher Environmental Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Commentaries and evidence published
Higher Economics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards audio presentation - Assignment published
Higher Administration and IT - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - audio presentation Assignment
Higher English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - commentaries and evidence Question Paper 1 published
National 5 Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards Commentaries and evidence published
Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards Commentaries and Evidence published
Advanced Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards commentaries and evidence published
National 5 Economics - Course overview and resource UPDATED Understanding Standards - Assignment Audio presentation published

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Website Updates - 07/12/21 Status Change
Higher Drama - Course Overview UPDATED Understanding Standards Higher Webinar recording published
Advanced Higher Drama - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards Advanced Higher Webinar Recording Published
Higher Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards Audio presentation published - Assignment

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Website Updates - 06/12/21 Status Change
National 5 English - Course overview and resources UPDATED N5 RUAE Understanding Standards commentaries and evidence published

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Website Updates - 02/12/21 Status Change
Higher Drama - Course Overview UPDATED Understanding Standards - question paper and performance webinar recording and Q&A published
National 5 Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards Audio presentation - Assignment published

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Website Updates - 29/11/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update

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Website Updates - 25/11/21 Status Change
National 4 ESOL UPDATED Understanding Standards National 3 and National 4 Unit webinar recording published
National 3 ESOL UPDATED National 3 and National 4 webinar recording (Units)

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Website Updates - 24/11/21 Status Change
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Information on scaling of marks for the 2022 Higher question paper

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Website Updates - 23/11/21 Status Change
Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Higher Question Paper Candidate evidence and commentaries - Literature

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Website Updates - 18/11/21 Status Change
National 5 Practical Cake Craft - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards audio presentation published

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Website Updates - 17/11/21 Status Change
Sociology UPDATED New template for producing and submitting the National 5 Sociology assignment
Psychology UPDATED New template for producing and submitting the Higher Psychology assignment
Physical Education UPDATED New template for producing and submitting the Advanced Higher Physical Education project
Economics UPDATED New template for producing and submitting the Higher Economics assignment
Business Management UPDATED New template for producing and submitting the Advanced Higher Business Management project
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED New template for producing and submitting the Higher Applications of Mathematics project and Àrd -Ìre Gniomhachas Matamataigs Proisect (Gaelic-medium)
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Audio presentation published
National 5 Fashion and Textile Technology - Overview UPDATED Audio Presentation Published
National 4 Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Audio presentation Published
National 3 Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Audio presentation added

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Website Updates - 15/11/21 Status Change
National 5 Health and Food Technology - Course overview UPDATED National 5 Specimen Question Paper

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Website Updates - 05/11/21 Status Change
National 5 Administration and IT UPDATED Understanding Standards - Assessment Resources document published
Higher Administration and IT - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - assessment Resource Document
National 5 Accounting - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Assessment Resources Document published
Higher Accounting - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Assessment Resources Document
Advanced Higher Accounting UPDATED Understanding Standards - Assessment Resource Document published

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Website Updates - 04/11/21 Status Change
Higher Economics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentations and supplementary files published
National 5 Economics - Course overview and resource UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentations and supplementary files published
Administration and IT UPDATED National 5 and Higher Administration and IT - confirmed release dates and uplift dates for 2022 coursework tasks

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Website Updates - 02/11/21 Status Change
Scottish Studies Award - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Webinar recording published
Scots Language Award UPDATED Understanding Standards - Webinar recording and supplementary commentary and evidence packs published

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Website Updates - 01/11/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly updates

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