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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 NEW 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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Website Updates - 28/10/21 Status Change
Higher Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio Presentation ¿ Guidance on creating a Higher Question Paper Audio Presentation ¿ Reviewing a Higher Question Paper Composition Audio Presentation (supplementary materials) - Reviewing a Higher Question Paper Composition
National 5 Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED understanding Standards - Audio Presentation - Creating a question paper guidance understanding Standards - Audio Presentation - Reviewing a Question Paper composition guidance

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Website Updates - 26/10/21 Status Change
National Qualifications in 2021-22 UPDATED Added link to Estimates evidence guidance.
National Courses: guidance on evidence for estimates in session 2021-22 NEW National Courses: guidance on evidence for estimates in session 2021-22 published.

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Website Updates - 21/10/21 Status Change
National 5 Administration and IT UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation National 5 Question Paper marking principles

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Website Updates - 20/10/21 Status Change
National 5 Health and Food Technology - Course overview UPDATED New - Understanding Standards Audio Presentation
Higher Health and Food Technology - Course overview and resources NEW New- Understanding Standards Audio Presentation
Advanced Higher Health and Food Technology UPDATED New - Understanding Standards Audio presentation published

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Website Updates - 19/10/21 Status Change
Scots Language Award UPDATED New webinar recording published

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Website Updates - 18/10/21 Status Change
National 4 Administration and IT UPDATED US banner updated - Audio presentation

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Website Updates - 14/10/21 Status Change
National 5 Practical Cookery - Course overview and resource UPDATED N3-N5 Audio Presentation published
National 4: Practical Cookery UPDATED N3-N5 Audio presentation published
National 3: Practical Cookery UPDATED N3-N5 Audio presentation published

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Website Updates - 07/10/21 Status Change
Appeals 2021 - Information for learners UPDATED We will issue appeals outcomes during the week of 25 October.

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Website Updates - 04/10/21 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
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update

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Website Updates - 30/09/21 Status Change
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Production Chef at SCQF level 5 UPDATED update
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
Candidate recording forms - SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
Candidate recording forms - SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Senior Production Chef at SCQF level 6 UPDATED update
SVQ Production Chef at SCQF level 5 UPDATED update
SVQ Production Chef at SCQF level 5 UPDATED update
Candidate recording forms - SVQ Production Chef at SCQF level 5 UPDATED update

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Website Updates - 29/09/21 Status Change
Candidate recording forms - SVQ Production Chef at SCQF level 5 UPDATED update

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Website Updates - 28/09/21 Status Change
Exam Timetable UPDATED The 2022 exam timetable for National Qualifications has been published

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Website Updates - 24/09/21 Status Change
National 5 History - Course overview and resources UPDATED National 5 History question paper guidance published.

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Website Updates - 23/09/21 Status Change
National 5 Accounting - Course overview and resources UPDATED Adapted question paper, marking instructions and workbook published
National 5 Administration and IT UPDATED Question paper examples, marking instructions and e-files added

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Website Updates - 15/09/21 Status Change
National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher assessments 2021-22 NEW News statement - Following the decision by Ministers that exams should go ahead in 2022 if it is safe to do so, SQA is continuing to monitor public health advice to prepare for a range of scenarios.

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Website Updates - 08/09/21 Status Change
Modifications to assessment summary table UPDATED Table showing all NQ modifications for session 2021-22

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Website Updates - 07/09/21 Status Change
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Guidance on creating assessments for Higher History published in the Course Specification section.

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Website Updates - 06/09/21 Status Change
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED PDA Sociology (SCQF level 8) - alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Sociology -alternative assessment approaches published

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Website Updates - 03/09/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
NPA Applied Sciences SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Practical Science (lapsing) guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update

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Website Updates - 02/09/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update
HNC Media Analysis and Production UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches

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Website Updates - 01/09/21 Status Change
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED HNC Music Business - Information on critical competences published
HNC/HND Music UPDATED HNC and HND Music - Information on critical competences published

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Website Updates - 31/08/21 Status Change
HNC Fashion Make-up UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Music Performing UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Music for Wellbeing at SCQF Level 6 NEW Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Certificate Music at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Music at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Music UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Contemporary Gaelic Songwriting & Production UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Radio UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Sound Production: Recording UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
NC Travel and Tourism UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Sound Production: Live NEW Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Travel and Tourism UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Sound Production UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practice UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Music Business NEW Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
NC An Introduction to Horticulture at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
NC Horticulture at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Bricklaying SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
Scottish Football Association: Refereeing UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC Hairdressing UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC Complementary Therapies UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Rural Skills UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Beauty Therapy UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Working with Communities UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
National Progression Award in Film and Media SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
National Progression Award in Film and Media at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC Working With Communities UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HND Media and Communication UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HND Counselling SCQF level 8 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Visual Communication UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication UPDATED HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication - enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Jewellery UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Floorcovering SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Painting and Decorating SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Plastering SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Roofing SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Stonemasonry SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland's Colleges SCQF level 9 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups SCQF level 7 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies SCQF level 8 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Wall and Floor Tiling SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Woodmachining SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HND Complementary Therapies UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Practical Journalism with Shorthand UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Practical Journalism without Shorthand UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Youth Work SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC Media and Communication UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Skills for Work: Retailing National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
Skills for Work: Rural Skills National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Technologies in Business UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Construction Trades at levels 6 and 7 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
NPA Thoroughbred Preparation at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Specialist Racehorse Care at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA in Racing Yard Routine at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Carpentry and Joinery SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Quantity Surveying UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Racehorse Exercise and Performance at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Television UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Furniture UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HND Equine Studies UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC Equine Studies UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Construction Management - Course overview UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Civil Engineering UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Building Surveying UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Horse Care UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Progression Award in Horse Care at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Art and Design UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA in Horse Care at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Rural Skills UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Animal Care UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC Animal Care UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HND Animal Care UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Architectural Technology UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Additional Support Needs UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches

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Website Updates - 30/08/21 Status Change
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 UPDATED NC Professional Cookery information on critical competences published.
NC Photography UPDATED NC Photography information on critical competences published.
NC Art and Design UPDATED NC Art and Design information on critical competences published.
NC Architecture and Interior Design UPDATED NC Architecture and Interior Design information on critical competences published.
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED HND Music Business information on critical competences published.
HND Hospitality Management UPDATED HND Hospitality Management information on critical competences published.
NC Employability and Citizenship UPDATED NC Employability and Citizenship information on critical competences published.
National Certificate Events Co-ordination SCQF level 5 UPDATED NC Events Co-ordination information on critical competences published.
HNC Events and HND Events Management UPDATED HND Events Management information on critical competences published.
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 6 UPDATED NC Hospitality Operations information on critical competences published.
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 UPDATED NC Hospitality Operations information on critical competences published.
NPA Digital Passport at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED NPA Digital Passport information on critical competences published.
NPA PC Passport UPDATED NPA PC Passport information on critical competences published.
NPA Digital Literacy UPDATED NPA Digital Literacy information on critical competences published.
National Progression Award in Digital Media at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED Information on critical competences published for: NPA Digital Media (current) NPA Digital Media Basics (lapsing) NPA Digital Media Editing (lapsing) NPA Digital Media Production (lapsing)
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED NC Professional Cookery information on critical competences published.
HNC/HND 3D Design UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND 3D Computer Animation UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
PDA Dental Nursing SCQF level 7 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HND Dental Nursing UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication UPDATED HNC Creative Industries: Media and Communication - enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC Counselling SCQF level 7 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC Built Environment UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches.
HNC/HND Sound Production UPDATED HNC and HND Sound Production - enhanced guidance for alternative assessment approaches and information on critical competences published
Award in Volunteering Skills UPDATED Enhanced Award in Volunteering alternative assessment approaches published
HND Professional Cookery UPDATED HND Professional Cookery information on critical competences published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED HNC Professional Cookery information on critical competences published.
HNC Hospitality Operations UPDATED HNC Hospitality Operations information on critical competences published.
PDA Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians SCQF level 7 UPDATED New version of Alternative assessment guidance for PDA Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians SCQF level 7 uploaded.
PDA Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines SCQF level 7 UPDATED New version of Alternative assessment guidance for PDA Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines SCQF level 7 uploaded.

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Website Updates - 27/08/21 Status Change
HNC Applied Sciences UPDATED HNC Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published.
NPA Applied Sciences SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED Enhanced PDA Social Sciences Level 8 alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED Enhanced PDA Social Sciences Level 7 and 8 alternative assessment approaches published.

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Website Updates - 26/08/21 Status Change
Gàidhlig NEW National Course modification summary: Gàidhlig published.
Gàidhlig UPDATED National Course modification summary: Gàidhlig published.
Latin UPDATED National Course modification summary: Latin published.
Mathematics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Mathematics - Gaelic language version published
NC Bakery at SCQF Level 5 UPDATED Enhanced NC Bakery alternative assessment approaches published.
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Applications of Mathematics - Gaelic language version published
NPA Bakery UPDATED Enhanced NPA Bakery alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC Applied Sciences UPDATED HNC Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Applied Sciences SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Woodmachining SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Woodmachining - alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Stonemasonry SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Stonemasonry - alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED PDA History (Social Sciences Level 8) alternative assessment approaches published. PDA Politics (Social Sciences Level 8) alternative assessment approaches published. PDA Psychology (Social Sciences Level 8) alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA History (Social Sciences Level 7) alternative assessment approaches published. PDA Politics (Social Sciences Level 7) alternative assessment approaches published. PDA Psychology (Social Sciences Level 7) alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Floorcovering SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Floorcovering alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Painting and Decorating SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Painting and Decorating alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Carpentry and Joinery SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Carpentry and Joinery alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Bricklaying SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Bricklaying alternative assessment approaches published.
Business UPDATED National Course Modification Summary: Business and Business Management published
Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED National Course Modification Summary: Art and Design published - covers Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive)
Art and Design (Expressive) NEW National Course Modification Summary: Art and Design published - covers Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive)
Art and Design (Design) UPDATED National Course Modification Summary: Art and Design published - covers Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design)
NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best UPDATED Enhanced NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best alternative assessment approaches published.
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Skills for Work: Beauty Higher (SCQF level 6) UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National 5 Travel and Tourism UPDATED Enhanced Travel and Tourism (National 5) alternative assessment approaches published.
Travel and Tourism (National 4) UPDATED Enhanced guidance Travel and Tourism (National 4) added for alternative assessment approaches published.
HND Industrial Biotechnology UPDATED HND Industrial Biotechnology - alternative assessment approaches and enhanced guidance for alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Social Sciences UPDATED HNC/HND Social Sciences - enhanced guidance for alternative assessment approaches published

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Website Updates - 25/08/21 Status Change
People and Society UPDATED National Course modification summary: People and Society published.
Economics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Economics published
Business Management UPDATED National Course modification summary: Business Management published
PDA Laboratory Science SCQF level 7 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Science and Technology UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Science and Health SCQF level 4 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Progression Award in Scientific Technologies at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Science and Technology UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Science and Health SCQF level 4 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Musical Theatre UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Musical Theatre UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Professional Theatre Preparation UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Acting and Performance UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Acting and Theatre Performance UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Acting and Performance UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Certificate Events Co-ordination SCQF level 5 UPDATED National Certificate Events Co-ordination - alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Electronic Fire and Security Systems SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Criminology SCQF level 7 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Criminology SCQF level 8 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Nail Enhancements UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Manicure and Pedicure UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Make-Up Skills UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Progression Award (NPA) Eye Treatments UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Cosmetology UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Skills UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Massage UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Progression Award (NPA) Barbering UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Certificate (NC) Wellness Therapies UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Hairdressing UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, NC Make-up Artistry UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Plastering SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Plastering alternative assessment approaches published.
Art and Design UPDATED National Course modification summary: Art and Design published.
National Progression Award Hospitality at SCQF level 6 UPDATED National Progression Award Hospitality at SCQF level 6 - alternative assessment approaches published
National Progression Award Hospitality at SCQF level 5 UPDATED National Progression Award Hospitality - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Chemical Engineering UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC Events and HND Events Management UPDATED HNC Events and HND Events Management - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Business with Marketing (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Business with Marketing (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Global Trade and Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Global Trade and Business (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Counselling SCQF level 8 UPDATED HND Counselling - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Chemical Process Technology UPDATED HND Chemical Process Technology - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Business with Information Technology (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Business with Information Technology (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Business with Human Resource Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Business with Human Resource Management (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Business (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Business with Accounting (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Business with Accounting (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published

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Website Updates - 24/08/21 Status Change
PDA Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Assessment and Supply of Patients' Medicines alternative assessment approaches published
National Progression Award in Scientific Technologies at SCQF level 6 UPDATED NPA Scientific Technologies alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Science and Technology UPDATED NPA Science and Technology alternative assessment approaches published.
NPA Science and Health SCQF level 4 UPDATED NPA Science and Health alternative assessment approaches published.
National Progression Award Playwork and Childcare SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Playwork and Childcare alternative assessment approaches published.
HND Applied Chemical Sciences UPDATED HND Applied Chemical Sciences - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Applied Biological Sciences UPDATED HND Applied Biological Sciences - alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Laboratory Science SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Laboratory Science alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC Social Services - Course overview and resource UPDATED HNC Social Services - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF level 7 UPDATED HNC Childhood Practice - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Play in a Sports Environment UPDATED NPA Play in a Sports Environment alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC/HND Quantity Surveying UPDATED HNC/HND Quantity Surveying - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED HNC/HND Photography - alternative assessment approaches published
HND Financial Services (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Financial Services (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Financial Services UPDATED HNC/HND Financial Services - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA in Laboratory Science at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Construction Management - Course overview UPDATED HNC/HND Construction Management - alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Sports Coaching SCQF levels 7 and 8 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Personal Training SCQF level 7 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HND Sports Therapy UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Civil Engineering UPDATED HNC/HND Civil Engineering - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Sports Coaching and Development UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Fitness, Health and Exercise UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Building Surveying UPDATED HNC/HND Building Surveying - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Soft Tissue Therapy UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Chemical Process Technology UPDATED HNC Chemical Process Technology - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Chemical Engineering UPDATED HNC Chemical Engineering - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Healthcare Practice UPDATED HNC Healthcare Practice and HNC Care and Administrative practice - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Built Environment UPDATED HNC Built Environment - alternative assessment approaches published
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Foundation Apprenticeships - Overview and opportunities UPDATED Foundation Apprenticeship Food and Drink - alternative assessment approaches published
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA in Sports Coaching at SCQF level 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Sport and Fitness: Team Sports UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Sport and Fitness: Outdoor Sports UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
SQA Advanced Diploma in Global Trade and Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Global Trade and Business (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Sport and Fitness: Individual Sports UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Sports Development UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Organising Volunteering Events in Sport UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
NPA Exercise and Fitness Leadership UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Education Support Assitance alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial Services UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial Services - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Marketing (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Marketing (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Information Technology (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Information Technology (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Human Resource Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Human Resource Management (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Construction Trades at levels 6 and 7 UPDATED PDA Construction Trades alternative assessment approaches published
NC Photography UPDATED NC Photography alternative assessment approaches published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Accounting (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Accounting (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Travel and Tourism UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Travel and Tourism - alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying - alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery with Management UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery with Management - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Photography at SCQF level 4 and 5 UPDATED NPA Photography alternative assessment approaches published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery - alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Technical Theatre UPDATED HNC/HND Technical Theatre alternative assessment approaches published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management - alternative assessment approaches published
NC Technical Theatre UPDATED NC Technical Theatre alternative assessment approaches published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Operations UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Operations - alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Accounting UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate and SQA Advanced Diploma in Accounting - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Technical Theatre in Practice UPDATED NPA Technical Theatre in Practice alternative assessment approaches published.
Contemporary Gaelic Songwriting & Production UPDATED NPA Contemporary Gaelic Songwriting and Production alternative assessment approaches published.
Art and Design UPDATED Guidance on National 5 and Higher portfolios in session 2021¿22
PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures alternative assessment approaches published
Modern Studies UPDATED National Course modification summary: Modern Studies - Gaelic language version published
History UPDATED National Course modification summary: History - Gaelic language version published
Geography UPDATED National Course Modification Summary: Geography - Gaelic language version published
HNC/HND Professional Dance Performance UPDATED HNC/HND Professional Dance Performance alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Dance Artists UPDATED HNC/HND Dance Artists alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC/HND Contemporary Dance Performance UPDATED HNC/HND Contemporary Dance Performance alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Professional Theatre Preparation UPDATED NPA Professional Theatre Preparation alternative assessment approaches published
National Certificate in Dance UPDATED NC Dance alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management - alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Dance UPDATED NPA Dance alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Dance SCQF level 4 UPDATED NPA Dance alternative assessment approaches published
Acting and Theatre Performance UPDATED NC Acting and Theatre Performance alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland's Colleges SCQF level 9 UPDATED PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland's Colleges SCQF level 9 alternative assessment approaches published.
NPA Beauty and Digital Communication at SCQF level 4 UPDATED NPA Beauty and Digital Communication alternative assessment approaches published.
NPA Acting and Performance UPDATED NPA Acting and Performance alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Business (Fixed Framework) - alternative assessment approaches published

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Website Updates - 23/08/21 Status Change
Music Technology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Music Technology published.
Media UPDATED National Course modification summary: Media published.
National Progression Award Health and Social Care: Promoting Reablement SCQF level 6 UPDATED NPA Health and Social Care: Promoting Reablement alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Food Manufacture UPDATED NPA Food Manufacture alternative assessment approaches published.
NPA Musical Theatre UPDATED NPA Musical Theatre alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Built Environment at SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Built Environment alternative assessment approaches published
NC Pharmacy Services UPDATED NC Pharmacy Services alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Legal Services UPDATED HNC/HND Legal Services alternative assessment approaches published
NC Legal Services at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED NC Legal Services alternative assessment approaches published
NC Health and Social Care UPDATED NC Health and Social Care alternative assessment approaches published
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED NC Early Education and Childcare alternative assessment approaches published
NC Civil Engineering UPDATED NC Civil Engineering alternative assessment approaches published
NC Built Environment UPDATED NC Built Environment alternative assessment approaches published
NC Bakery at SCQF Level 5 UPDATED NC Bakery alternative assessment approaches published
NC Applied Sciences at SCQF level 6 UPDATED NC Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published
NC Applied Sciences at SCQF level 5 UPDATED NC Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published
Work Placement UPDATED Work Placement alternative assessment approaches published
NC Travel and Tourism UPDATED NC Travel and Tourism alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Travel and Tourism UPDATED HNC/HND Travel and Tourism alternative assessment approaches published
National Certificate in Retailing at SCQF level 5 UPDATED National Certificate in Retailing alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Retail Management UPDATED HNC/HND Retail Management alternative assessment approaches published
HND Professional Cookery UPDATED HND Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED HNC Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED NC Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 UPDATED NC Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 6 UPDATED NPA Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 4 UPDATED NPA Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 3 UPDATED NPA Professional Cookery alternative assessment approaches published
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 6 UPDATED National Certificate in Hospitality Operations alternative assessment approaches published
PDA Barbering SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Barbering alternative assessment approaches published.
Skills for Work: Laboratory Science National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Skills for Work: Laboratory Science National 5 alternative assessment approaches published
NC Applied Sciences at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Skills for Work: Hospitality National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Skills for Work: Hospitality National 5 alternative assessment approaches published
NC Applied Sciences at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
Skills for Work: Hospitality National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Skills for Work: Hospitality National 4 alternative assessment approaches published
Skills for Work: Health Sector National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Skills for Work: Health Sector National 4 alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering - alternative assessment approaches 2021-22 published
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 UPDATED National Certificate in Hospitality Operations alternative assessment approaches published
SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment - alternative assessment approaches 2021-22 published
PDA Wall and Floor Tiling SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Wall and Floor Tiling alternative assessment approaches published
HND Applied Chemical Sciences UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies SCQF level 8 UPDATED PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies alternative assessment approaches published
HND Applied Biological Sciences UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups alternative assessment approaches published.
HND Hospitality Management UPDATED HND Hospitality Management alternative assessment approaches published
NPA Bakery UPDATED NPA Bakery alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning alternative assessment approaches published.
HND Applied Sciences UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology - alternative assessment approaches 2021-22 published
NPA Applied Sciences SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published.
PDA Roofing SCQF level 6 UPDATED PDA Roofing alternative assessment approaches published.
HNC Hospitality Operations UPDATED HNC Hospitality Operations alternative assessment approaches published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Business UPDATED SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Business - alternative assessment approaches 2021-22 published
HNC/HND Musical Theatre UPDATED HNC/HND Musical Theatre alternative assessment approaches published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) UPDATED SQA Advanced Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) alternative assessment approaches 2021-22 published
National 5 Music Technology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Coursework assessment task for National 5 Music Technology published
Advanced Higher Music Technology UPDATED Coursework assessment task for Advanced Higher Music Technology published
Higher Music Technology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Coursework assessment task for Higher Music Technology published
National Qualifications in 2021-22 UPDATED Published information on 2021-22 modification summary documents for NQ subjects

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Website Updates - 20/08/21 Status Change
HND Applied Sciences UPDATED Enhanced guidance added for alternative assessment approaches
HNC/HND Architectural Technology UPDATED HNC/HND Architectural Technologyalternative assessment approaches published
HND Applied Sciences UPDATED HND Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published
HNC Applied Sciences UPDATED HNC Applied Sciences alternative assessment approaches published
HNC/HND Acting and Performance UPDATED HNC/HND Acting and Performance alternative assessment approaches published
Physical Education UPDATED Guidance for National 3 and National 4 Physical Education, and freestanding units at SCQF levels 5, 6 and 7 published
Dance UPDATED Guidance on modifications to Dance course assessments published
Music UPDATED National Course modification summary: Music published.
Graphic Communication UPDATED National Course modification summary: Graphic Communication published.
Physical Education UPDATED National Course modification summary: Physical Education published.
Dance UPDATED National Course modification summary: Dance published.

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Website Updates - 19/08/21 Status Change
Advanced Higher Graphic Communication- Course overview UPDATED Coursework assessment task for Advanced Higher Graphic Communication published
Modern Studies UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Modern Languages NEW National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Modern Languages UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Mathematics of Mechanics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Mathematics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Human Biology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
History UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Health and Food Technology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Environmental Science UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Geography UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Subject published.
ESOL UPDATED Course modification summary: Subject published.
Statistics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Statistics published.
Sociology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Sociology published.
Science UPDATED National Course modification summary: Science published.
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED National Course modification summary: Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies published.
Psychology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Psychology published.
Practical Woodworking UPDATED National Course modification summary: Practical Woodworking published.
Practical Metalworking UPDATED National Course modification summary: Practical Metalworking published.
Practical Electronics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Practical Electronics published.
Practical Cookery UPDATED National Course modification summary: Practical Cookery published.
Practical Cake Craft UPDATED National Course modification summary: Practical Cake Craft published.
Politics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Politics published.
Physics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Physics published.
Photography UPDATED National Course modification summary: Photography published.
Philosophy UPDATED National Course modification summary: Philosophy published.
English UPDATED National Course modification summary: English published
Engineering Science UPDATED National Course modification summary: Engineering Science published
Drama UPDATED National Course modification summary: Drama published
Design and Technology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Design and Technology published
Design and Manufacture UPDATED National Course modification summary: Design and Manufacture published
Computing Science UPDATED National Course modification summary: Computing Science published
Classical Studies UPDATED National Course modification summary: Classical Studies published
Childcare and Development UPDATED National Course modification summary: Childcare and Development published
Care UPDATED National Course modification summary: Care published
Chemistry UPDATED National Course modification summary: Chemistry published
Biology UPDATED National Course modification summary: Biology published
Biology NEW National Course modification summary: Biology published
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED National Course modification summary: Application of Mathematics published
Administration and IT UPDATED National Course modification summary: Admin and IT published
Accounting UPDATED National Course modification summary: Accounting published.

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Website Updates - 18/08/21 Status Change
Assessment of National Qualifications in 2021-22 NEW SQA has set out key detail on plans for assessment of National Qualifications in 2021-22.

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Website Updates - 17/08/21 Status Change
Higher Media - Course overview and resources UPDATED Course Specification and Coursework assessment task for Higher Media published
National 5 Media UPDATED Coursework assessment task for National 5 Media published

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Website Updates - 09/08/21 Status Change
Time to focus on celebrating learners¿ achievements - update from NQ2021 Group NEW Update from the National Qualifications 2021 Group celebrating learners' achievements

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Website Updates - 02/08/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly updates 02/08/2021

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Website Updates - 23/07/21 Status Change
National Qualification approval process UPDATED Updated "Subjects not auto-approved" list.

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Website Updates - 15/07/21 Status Change
National Qualifications - external verification UPDATED Guidance on retention of evidence - Centres must retain all candidate assessment evidence for National Qualifications until 31 December.

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Website Updates - 14/07/21 Status Change
Skills for Work Case Study National 5 Creative Industries course Northfield Academy, Aberdeen NEW test change
Skills for Work Case Study National 5 Creative Industries course Northfield Academy, Aberdeen UPDATED test change

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Website Updates - 08/07/21 Status Change
Foundation Apprenticeships - Overview and opportunities UPDATED Details of the arrangements for 2021-22 added.

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Website Updates - 05/07/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update 05/07/2021
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update 05/07/2021

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Website Updates - 30/06/21 Status Change
Digital Marketing UPDATED upload - 30/06/2021

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Website Updates - 25/06/21 Status Change
Alternative Certification Model - thank you from SQA NEW Alternative Certification Model - thank you from SQA.

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Website Updates - 23/06/21 Status Change
National Qualifications and Higher National and Vocational Qualifications in session 2021-22 UPDATED Update on arrangements for the delivery of National Qualifications, and Higher National and Vocational Qualifications, in session 2021-22.
Modern Languages UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
History UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Health and Food Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Geography UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Environmental Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
English UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Engineering Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Economics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Drama UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Design and Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Dance UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Computing Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Classical Studies UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Childcare and Development UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Chemistry UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Care UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Business Management UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Business UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Biology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Art and Design (Design) UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Art and Design UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Administration and IT UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Accounting UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Statistics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Sociology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Psychology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Woodworking UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Metalworking UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Electronics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Cookery UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Craft Skills UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Cake Craft UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Politics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Physics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Physical Education UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Photography UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Philosophy UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
People and Society UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Music Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Music UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Modern Studies UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Media UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Mathematics of Mechanics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Mathematics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Latin UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Human Biology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Graphic Communication UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Gàidhlig UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
ESOL UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.

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Website Updates - 16/06/21 Status Change
SQA responds to Scottish Youth Parliament open letter NEW SQA response to the open letter received from a range of signatories and Scottish Youth Parliament

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Website Updates - 11/06/21 Status Change
Appeals 2021 - Information for learners UPDATED Dates for priority appeals deadline now Tue 24 August
Appeals 2021 - learners UPDATED Dates for priority appeals deadline now Tue 24 Aug
Appeals 2021 - information for centres UPDATED Added further details on appeals 2021 for centres.

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Website Updates - 09/06/21 Status Change
Assessment Support Materials: SQA Advanced UPDATED monthly updates 09/06/2021

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Website Updates - 07/06/21 Status Change
Our focus remains on helping our young people to succeed NEW New News Item published - Opinion piece from Fiona Robertson, SQA Chief Executive, and Scotland's Chief Examining Officer
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED edit 07/06/2021

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Website Updates - 02/06/21 Status Change
Alternative certification model - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Added information on the appeals process (stage 5 of the Alternative Certification Model) and small updates to stages 3 and 4 regarding contingency arrangement: incomplete evidence
National Qualifications appeals process 2021 - consultation results UPDATED Results and analysis - consultation on appeals process for session 2020-21
Incomplete evidence NEW SQA statement on incomplete assessment arrangements for learners.
Scottish Qualifications Authority UPDATED Appeals 2021 information added.
2021 Appeals Service announced UPDATED 2021 Appeals Service announced.
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED added key messages

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