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Website Updates - 09/04/21 Status Change
National 5 Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Minor correction to the N5 Business Management assessment resource on the SQA Secure website.

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Website Updates - 08/04/21 Status Change
Assessment resources - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Information on digital question papers for learners with additional support needs.
National 5 English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar recordings - Question paper 1 and Question paper 2 - guidance on modifications and provisional results
Advanced Higher Drama - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation - Assignment, Project-dissertation & Performance

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Website Updates - 01/04/21 Status Change
Equality and diversity within SQA UPDATED Added Equality Reviews for Advanced Higher Music and Music Technology.
Advanced Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar recording - Dissertation
Advanced Higher Economics UPDATED Candidate evidence - Question Paper 1
Advanced Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar covering Question paper 1 and supporting resources published
Higher Classical Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Question paper 2 Classical Society - webinar recording Question paper 2 Classical Society - webinar recording Q&A

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Website Updates - 31/03/21 Status Change
Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation: Question paper 2
National 5 Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation - Question paper, Performance and Practical Activity
Higher Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation - Question paper, Performance and Practical Activity
SQA Advanced Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) UPDATED Updated SQA Advanced Qualification Travel and Tourism Fixed Internal Assessment Guidance published.

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Website Updates - 30/03/21 Status Change
Advanced Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Project-dissertation
Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation: Question paper 1 part 2 - human environments
Advanced Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Project-folio
Test SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial Services UPDATED s

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Website Updates - 29/03/21 Status Change
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED New Higher Psychology webinar 19 April (4.30pm - 5.30pm)
Higher Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.
National 5 Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design) - Overview UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.

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Website Updates - 26/03/21 Status Change
Politics UPDATED Minor correction to Higher Politics assessment resource on the SQA Secure website

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Website Updates - 25/03/21 Status Change
NC Pharmacy Services UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 document for NC Pharmacy Services published.
Remote assessment - guidance for centres UPDATED National Qualifications: New guidance for centres managing remote assessment in session 2020-21
CPD webinars and materials UPDATED Added presentation and Q and A

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Website Updates - 24/03/21 Status Change
HNC/HND Sound Production UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Sound Production Published.
HNC/HND Music UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Music published.
Higher Physical Education - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Question paper and performance
Higher Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Guidance on using key evidence to generate provisional results
National 5 Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Guidance on using key evidence to generate provisional results
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Candidate evidence and commentaries - Question paper 1 (British, European and World history) Question paper 2 (Scottish history)

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Website Updates - 23/03/21 Status Change
Higher English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar recording: Guidance on marking and how to apply marking principles. Webinar presentation: Critical reading SQA devised assessment
National 5 Design and Manufacture - Course overview UPDATED Audio presentation -Assignment estimates and marking guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment Published.

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Website Updates - 22/03/21 Status Change
Audio Presentations UPDATED added art and design presentation

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Website Updates - 19/03/21 Status Change
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED New webinar announced - National 5 Practical Electronics on 29 April
National Qualifications - external verification UPDATED Round 1 and Round 2 verification events cancelled.
Higher Economics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding standards - audio presentation: Question paper guidance
Higher Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding standards - audio presentation: Question paper guidance
Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS) UPDATED Understanding Standards - audio presentation: Question paper
Higher Psychology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Question paper

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Website Updates - 18/03/21 Status Change
Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Question paper 1 -physical and human environments
National 5 Drama - Course overview and resource UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Question paper and performance
Higher Photography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Gathering evidence and modifications session 2020/21

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Website Updates - 17/03/21 Status Change
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED HNC and HND COVID assessment documents published for HNVQ 2021.
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED Information on critical competences for holistic assessment document published.
Higher Computing Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation covering Question paper and Project
NC Health and Social Care UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
Skills for Work: Early Learning and Childcare National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
Higher Modern Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - overview of Question papers and marking instructions
HNC/HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology published

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Website Updates - 15/03/21 Status Change
National 5 Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards: Portfolio webinar recording
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: webinar recording - Question paper 1 gathering evidence 2020/21
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Education Support Assistance (101 KB) published
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Early Education and Childcare published
HNC/HND Computer Aided Draughting and Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Computer Aided Draughting and Design Published.
HNC & HND Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC & HND Manufacturing Engineering Published.

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Website Updates - 12/03/21 Status Change
2021 Appeals Process Consultation UPDATED National Qualifications appeals consultation launched - closes on 26 March - please complete the form to contribute.
Fabrication, Welding and Inspection UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Fabrication, Welding and Inspection Published.
SQA seeks views on 2021 Appeals Process UPDATED SQA - NQ2021 - Appeals Consulation Open - Links updated
SQA seeks views on 2021 Appeals Process NEW News Item - NQ2021 - Appeals Consultation published
HNC & HND Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Manufacturing Engineering Published.
HNC Hospitality Operations UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Hospitality Operations (New framework) published.
NC Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Manufacturing Engineering Published.
Advanced Higher Modern Studies - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards: Overview of standards for question paper and dissertation - Audio presentation
National 5 Media UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation published
Higher Media - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding standards: Guidance on marking and changes to this session - Audio presentation published
Advanced Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Project-folio candidate evidence and commentaries published

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Website Updates - 11/03/21 Status Change
Skills for Work: Beauty Higher (SCQF level 6) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Beauty Higher (SCQF level 6) published.
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 5 (SCQF level 5) published.
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 4 (SCQF level 4) published.
NPA Nail Enhancements UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Nail Enhancements published
National Progression Award (NPA) Barbering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Barbering published.
NPA Manicure and Pedicure UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Manicure and Pedicure published.
NPA Make-Up Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Make-Up Skills published.
NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Eye Treatments UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Eye Treatments published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Skills published
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Massage UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Massage published.
NPA Cosmetology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Cosmetology published
National Certificate (NC) Wellness Therapies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Certificate (NC) Wellness Therapies published
NC Hairdressing UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Hairdressing published.
NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, NC Make-up Artistry UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, NC Make-up Artistry published
Audio Presentations UPDATED added additional resource
NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 5 Published.
NC Electronic Engineering at SCQF Level 5 & 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Electronic Engineering at SCQF Level 5 & 6 Published.
NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 5 & 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 6 Published.
HNC/HND Electrical Engineering - Overview UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Electrical Engineering Published.
Mechatronics UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Mechatronics Published.
HNC/HND Electronics UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Electronics Published.
Assessing Higher National and Vocational Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Revised HNVQ schedule for subject guidance/critical competencies published.
NC Mechanical Maintenance Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Mechanical Maintenance Engineering
NC Measurement and Control Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Measurement and Control Engineering published
NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 6 published
HNC/D in Mechanical Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND in Mechanical Engineering published
NC Aeronautical Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Aeronautical Engineering published
HNC/HND Electronics UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Electronics published
HNC/D in Mechanical Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering published

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Website Updates - 10/03/21 Status Change
HNC Engineering Practice UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Engineering Practice published.
HNC/HND Electrical Engineering - Overview UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Electrical Engineering published.
NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 5 & 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 5 & 6 Published.
NC Engineering Practice UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Engineering Practice Published.
NC Fabrication and Welding UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Fabrication and Welding Published.
HNC/HND Measurement and Control Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Measurement and Control Engineering Published.
HNC/HND Engineering Systems UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Engineering Systems Published.
HNC/HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology Published.
HNC/HND Aircraft Engineering at SCQF level 7/8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Aircraft Engineering at SCQF level 7/8 Published.

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Website Updates - 09/03/21 Status Change
Assessing Higher National and Vocational Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Critical competence template and exemplar published.
HNC/HND Technical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Technical Theatre Published.
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Television UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Creative Industries: Television Published.
HND Hospitality Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Hospitality Management (Lapsing) published.
HNC Hospitality Operations UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Hospitality (Lapsing) published.
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 6 published
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 published.
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿NC Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 published.

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Website Updates - 08/03/21 Status Change
Higher Classical Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Classical Studies UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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Website Updates - 05/03/21 Status Change
Employability and Citizenship UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Employability and Citizenship published
NPA Thoroughbred Preparation at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA Thoroughbred Preparation at SCQF level 5.
NPA in Horse Care at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Published subject guidance document for NPA in Horse Care at SCQF level 4.
National Progression Award in Horse Care at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for National Progression Award in Horse Care at SCQF level 6.
NC Horse Care UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NC Horse Care.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for PDA Education Support Assistance.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NC Early Education and Childcare.
PDA Dental Nursing SCQF level 7 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 documents for PDA Dental Nursing at SCQG level 7.
PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies SCQF level 8 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies at SCQF level 8.
PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups SCQF level 7 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups at SCQF level 7.
Dance UPDATED Gathering evidence document: Updates to Component 2: Practical activity at National 5 and Higher.
NPA Specialist Racehorse Care at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA Specialist Racehorse Care at SCQF level 5.
NPA in Racing Yard Routine at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA in Racing Yard Routine at SCQF level 5.
NPA Racehorse Exercise and Performance at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA Racehorse Exercise and Performance at SCQF level 5.

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Website Updates - 04/03/21 Status Change
PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland’s Colleges SCQF level 9 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland's Colleges SCQF level 9 Published.
PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning SCQF level 6 Published.
NC Horticulture at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Horticulture at SCQF level 5 Published.
NC An Introduction to Horticulture at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC An Introduction to Horticulture at SCQF level 4 Published.
HNC Landscape Management at SCQF Level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Landscape Management at SCQF Level 7 Published.
HND Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SCQF level 8 Published.
HND Horticulture at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Horticulture at SCQF level 8 Published.
HNC Horticulture at SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Horticulture at SCQF level 7 Published.
HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 Published. Correction*
HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 Published.
HNC/HND Furniture UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Furniture published.
HNC Garden Design at SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Garden Design at SCQF level 7 Published.
HNC/HND 3D Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND 3D Design published.
National 5 Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Updates to gathering evidence documents: Practical activity components at National 5 and Higher.
Higher Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Updates to gathering evidence documents: Practical activity components at National 5 and Higher.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 4 (SCQF level 4) published.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) published.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) published.
NPA Sport and Fitness: Outdoor Sports UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sport and Fitness: Outdoor Sports published.
NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best published.
NPA Sports Development UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sports Development published.
NPA Organising Volunteering Events in Sport UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Organising Volunteering Events in Sport published.
NPA Exercise and Fitness Leadership UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Exercise and Fitness Leadership published.
NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport published.
NPA Sport and Fitness: Team Sports UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sport and Fitness: Team Sports published
NPA Sport and Fitness: Individual Sports UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sport and Fitness: Individual Sports published.
National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 4 published.
National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 5 published.
HND Animal Care UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Animal Care Published.
HND Professional Cookery UPDATED layout adjustment published
HNC Animal Care UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Animal Care Published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Layout adjustment published
HND Equine Studies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Equine Studies Published.
HNC Equine Studies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Equine Studies Published.
HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practice UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practice Published.
HNC/HND Art and Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Art and Design Published.
HNC/HND Additional Support Needs UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Additional Support Needs Published.
Award in Volunteering Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Award in Volunteering Skills Published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Professional Cookery (new framework) plus critical competences appendix published.
HND Professional Cookery UPDATED HND Professional Cookery with Management (new framework year 1) plus critical competences appendix published.
HNC/HND Visual Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Visual Communication Published.
HNC/HND 3D Computer Animation UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND 3D Computer Animation Published.

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Website Updates - 03/03/21 Status Change
HNC Events and HND Events Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Events and HND Events Management Published.
National Certificate Events Co-ordination SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Events Co-ordination Published.
PDA Youth Work SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Youth Work SCQF level 6 Published.
HNC Counselling SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Counselling SCQF level 7 Published.
NC Rural Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Rural Skills Published.
HNC/HND Musical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Musical Theatre published
SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre published
NPA Musical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Musical Theatre published
HNC/HND Acting and Performance UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Acting and Performance published
Acting and Theatre Performance UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - Acting and Theatre Performance published
NPA Professional Theatre Preparation UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Professional Theatre Preparation published
NPA Acting and Performance UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Acting and Performance published

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Website Updates - 02/03/21 Status Change
Music Technology UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
PDA Electronic Fire and Security Systems SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Electronic Fire and Security Systems SCQF level 6 published.
Music UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
HNC Media Analysis and Production UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Media Analysis and Production published.
Media UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Graphic Communication UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
English UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Administration and IT UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
HNC Working With Communities UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Working With Communities Published.
NC Animal Care UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Animal Care Published.
HNC/HND Jewellery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Jewellery Published.
NPA PC Passport UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA PC Passport published.
NPA Digital Passport at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Digital Passport at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 published.
NPA Digital Literacy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Digital Literacy published.
HNC/HND Technologies in Business UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Technologies in Business published.
National Progression Award in Digital Media at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award in Digital Media at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 published.
NPA Digital Literacy UPDATED Format: Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Digital Literacy published.
HNC/HND Technologies in Business UPDATED Format: Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Technologies in Business published
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication. HND link added. Published.
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication Published.

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Website Updates - 01/03/21 Status Change
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
National 5 Classical Studies UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Practical Woodworking UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Practical Metalworking UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Practical Electronics UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Physical Education UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Modern Studies UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Modern Languages UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Mathematics UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Latin UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
History UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Geography UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Gàidhlig UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
National 5 Modern Languages - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Modern Languages UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
ESOL UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
NC Working with Communities UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Working with Communities published
National 5 Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
HNC Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Appendix published
Advanced Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Engineering Science UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Drama UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Computing Science UPDATED Updates to National 4 arrangements in 2020-21
Classical Studies UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Chemistry - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Advanced Higher Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
NPA Rural Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Rural Skills published
National 5 Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards - National 5 Portfolio examples of candidate evidence and commentaries published
Higher Human Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Care UPDATED Update to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Higher Computing Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Computing Science UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Business UPDATED Update to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
PDA Sports Coaching SCQF levels 7 and 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Sports Coaching SCQF levels 7 and 8 published
PDA Personal Training SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Personal Training SCQF level 7 published
HND Sports Therapy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Sports Therapy published
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Updated information on arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
HNC Soft Tissue Therapy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Soft Tissue Therapy published
HNC/HND Fitness, Health and Exercise UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Fitness, Health and Exercise published
HNC/HND Sports Coaching and Development UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - hnvq-2021-covid-assessment-hnc-hnd-pda-sports-coaching-fitness-health-exercise-soft-tissue-sports-therapy published
PDA Barbering SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Barbering SCQF level 7 published
HNC Fashion Make-up UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Fashion Make-up published
HNC/HND Beauty Therapy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Beauty Therapy published
HND Complementary Therapies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Complementary Therapies published
HNC Complementary Therapies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Complementary Therapies published
HNC Hairdressing UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HNC Hairdressing published
HNC/HND Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre published
HN Diploma Counselling SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HN Diploma Counselling SCQF level 8 published
Higher Politics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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Website Updates - 26/02/21 Status Change
National 4 added value units NEW Candidates will not have to complete added value units in session 2020-21
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Photography published.
Skills for Work: Rural Skills National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - Skills for Work: Rural Skills National 4 (SCQF level 4) published.
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Photography published.
National 5 Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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Website Updates - 25/02/21 Status Change
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 published.
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 published.
HND Professional Cookery with Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Professional Cookery with Management published.
HND Professional Cookery with Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Professional Cookery with Management published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Professional Cookery published.
NC Travel and Tourism UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Travel and Tourism published.
HNC/HND Travel and Tourism UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Travel and Tourism published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Professional Cookery published.
Architecture and Interior Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Architecture and Interior Design published.
HNC/HND Radio UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Radio published.
NC Art and Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Art and Design published
PDA Carpentry and Joinery SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Carpentry and Joinery SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Wall and Floor Tiling SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Wall and Floor Tiling SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Woodmachining SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Woodmachining SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Stonemasonry SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Stonemasonry SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Roofing SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Roofing SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Plastering SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Plastering SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Painting and Decorating SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Painting and Decorating SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Floorcovering SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Floorcovering SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Bricklaying SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Bricklaying SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Construction Trades at levels 6 and 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Construction Trades at levels 6 and 7 published.

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NC Photography UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Photography published.
HNC/HND Practical Journalism without Shorthand UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Practical Journalism without Shorthand published
HNC/HND Practical Journalism with Shorthand UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Practical Journalism with Shorthand published
HNC Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Media and Communication published.
HNC Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Media and Communication
HND Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Media and Communication published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 published
PDA Criminology SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Criminology SCQF level 8 published.
PDA Criminology SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Criminology SCQF level 7 published.
HNC/HND Social Sciences UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Social Sciences published

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National Progression Award in Film and Media SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award in Film and Media SCQF level 6 published.
National Progression Award in Film and Media at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - National Progression Award in Film and Media at SCQF level 5 published.
National 5 ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
National 5 Fashion and Textile Technology - Overview UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
National 5 Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Chemistry - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Modern Studies - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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HNC/HND Quantity Surveying UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Quantity Surveying published
HNC/HND Construction Management - Course overview UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Construction Management published
HNC/HND Civil Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Civil Engineering published
HNC/HND Building Surveying UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Building Surveying published
HNC/HND Architectural Technology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 HNC/HND Architectural Technology published
HNC Built Environment UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 published
Remote assessment - guidance for centres UPDATED Guidance on remote assessment/invigilation

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Scottish Football Association: Refereeing UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA in Scottish FA: Refereeing at SCQF level 7 published
Skills for Work: Retailing National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - National 5 Skills for Work: Retailing published
National 5 Travel and Tourism UPDATED New Subject Guidance document added for February 2021.
Travel and Tourism (National 4) UPDATED New Subject Guidance document added for February 2021.
National 5 Practical Cookery - Course overview and resource UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
National 5 Practical Cake Craft - Course overview and resources UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
National 5 Health and Food Technology - Course overview UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
National 5 Fashion and Textile Technology - Overview UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.

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Revised model for delivering National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results in 2021 UPDATED News statement with information on the Alternative Certification Model for 2021

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Alternative certification model - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Details of the Alternative Certification Model published
2021 Alternative Certification Model - Roles and responsibilities UPDATED Greater detail on the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders involved in the Alternative Certification Model for 2021

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National 5 Classical Studies UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
National 5 Media UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Media UPDATED Subject-specific guidance or N5 Media has been updated to include additional information about the assignment. New content is clearly highlighted in the document.

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Advanced Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Music Technology UPDATED Revised Arrangements for National 5 Music Technology in session 2020-21 published.
Music Technology UPDATED Revised Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published.
Advanced Higher Statistics - Course overview and resources UPDATED 2020-21 Understanding Standards Materials Published
Advanced Higher Statistics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Us banner updated
Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED US banner updated

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Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED Higher Classical Studies (Classical Society) webinar rescheduled to Wednesday 3 March 2021.
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Updated guidance for Higher estimates published.

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HNC Social Services - Course overview and resource UPDATED HNC Social Services (GK89 15) updated 2021 assessment guidance published
HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF level 7 UPDATED HNC Childhood Practice updated 2021 assessment guidance.

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HNC Building Services Engineering UPDATED Internal assessment guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management UPDATED Change to assessment guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying UPDATED Change to assessment guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology UPDATED Reduction in evidence
SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment UPDATED Reduction in evidence
HNC/HND Quantity Surveying UPDATED Reduction of evidence
HNC Built Environment UPDATED Reduction of evidence
HNC/HND Architectural Technology UPDATED Reduction in evidence required
HNC/HND Civil Engineering UPDATED Tick major 2021 edit
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Updated National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21 published. A typing error on page 3 has been amended: "Stage 2(d)" should read "Stage 2(b)".
Music UPDATED Updated guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 Music for provisional results published.
Music UPDATED Updated Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21.
Gathering evidence for provisional results - National Qualifications UPDATED Updated National 5 guidance, February 2021.

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Graphic Communication UPDATED Update the graphic communications guidance link and date.
Computing Science UPDATED Updated guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 Computing Science for provisional results published.
Administration and IT UPDATED Updated guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 Administration and IT for provisional results published.

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Mathematics UPDATED Matamataig Àrd-Ìre: Stiùireadh cuspair-sònraichte mu bhith a’ tional prìomh fhianais ann an seisean 2020–21 published

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Sociology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Sociology for provisional results published.
History UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher History for provisional results published.
Classical Studies UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Classical Studies for provisional results published.
Physical Education UPDATED Document updated 29 January 2021 — new content highlighted on page 2.
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Document updated 29 January 2021 — new content for component 2: assignment — design and component 3: assignment — practical highlighted on page 3.

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Gathering evidence for provisional results - National Qualifications UPDATED Updated Subject-specific guidance page date of availability.
Assessment resources - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Updated question papers date of availability.
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies for provisional results published.
Psychology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Psychology for provisional results published.
Politics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Politics for provisional results published.
Modern Studies UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Modern Studies for provisional results published.
Latin UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Latin for provisional results published.
History UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher History for provisional results published.
Health and Food Technology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Health and Food Technology for provisional results published.
Gàidhlig UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Gaidhlig for provisional results published.
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Fashion and Textile Technology for provisional results published.
Economics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Economics for provisional results published.
Drama UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Drama for provisional results published.
Dance UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Dance for provisional results published.
Childcare and Development UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Childcare and Development for provisional results published.
Care UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Care for provisional results published.
Business Management UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Business Management for provisional results published.
Administration and IT UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Administration and IT for provisional results published.
Accounting UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Accounting for provisional results published.

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Website Updates - 27/01/21 Status Change
Learner and parent information - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Updated messages for parents/carers and learners on National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses in 2021
Update from the National Qualifications 2021 Group: National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher - 27 January UPDATED News from National Qualifications 2021 Group on changes to the alternative certification model and associated timeline that was announced in December.
Physical Education UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Physical Education for provisional results published
Music Technology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Music Technology for provisional results published
Media UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Media for provisional results published
Geography UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Geography for provisional results published

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Website Updates - 26/01/21 Status Change
NPA in Laboratory Science at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Music UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Music for provisional results published.
Chemistry UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Chemistry for provisional results published.
NEW NQ N5-AH template NEW Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Chemistry for provisional results published.

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Website Updates - 25/01/21 Status Change
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED New Understanding Standards webinars announced for Advanced Higher History and Higher Media. Dates added to Understanding Standards webpage.
Physics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Physics for provisional results published.
Modern Languages UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Modern Languages for provisional results published.
Environmental Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Environmental Science for provisional results published.
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Design and Manufacture for provisional results published.
Physics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Physics for provisional results published.
Modern Languages UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Modern Languages for provisional results published.
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Design and Manufacture for provisional results published.

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Philosophy UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Philosophy for provisional results published.
Photography UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Photography for provisional results published.
Geography UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Geography for provisional results published.
Engineering Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Engineering Science for provisional results published.
Computing Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Computing Science for provisional results published.
Art and Design UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Art and Design for provisional results published.
Update from the Higher National and Vocational Qualifications 2021 Group NEW Update from the HNVQ 2021 Group includes parameters for the modification of Higher National and Vocational Qualifications.
Engineering Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Engineering Science for provisional results published.
Computing Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Computing Science for provisional results published.
Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive) for provisional results published.
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED 2020-21 Understanding Standards webinar schedule updated and additional information on recordings of previous webinars added to the page
Art and Design (Design) UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design) for provisional results published.
Statistics UPDATED Correction on Advanced Higher Statistics guidance document. Bullet point on page 4: ‘Calculating a p-value from first principals for a Wilcoxon signed-rank test or a Mann-Whitney test' changed to ‘calculating a p-value from first principals for a Mann-Whitney test'.

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English UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher English for provisional results published.
Mathematics of Mechanics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Mathematics of Mechanics for provisional results published.
Statistics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Advanced Higher Statistics for provisional results published.
Human Biology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher Human Biology for provisional results published.
Mathematics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Mathematics for provisional results published.
Graphic Communication UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Graphic Communication for provisional results published.
Biology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher and Advanced Higher Biology for provisional results published.

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Website Updates - 19/01/21 Status Change
ESOL UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for Higher ESOL for provisional results published

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Website Updates - 14/01/21 Status Change
Gathering evidence for provisional results - National Qualifications UPDATED Added dates for release of subject-specific guidance for Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications.

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Website Updates - 13/01/21 Status Change
Learner and parent information - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED SQA statements for parents/carers and learners on how Higher and Advanced Higher courses will be awarded in 2020-21.
Update on National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses 2020-21: A message for learners UPDATED Message for learners
Update on National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses 2020-21: a message for parents and carers UPDATED Message for parents and carers

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Website Updates - 12/01/21 Status Change
Update from National Qualifications 2021 Group - National 5, Higher, and Advanced Higher NEW Latest news from SQA on alternative certification model for National Qualifications in 2021

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Website Updates - 08/01/21 Status Change
Science UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Practical Cookery UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Physics UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Health and Food Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Environmental Science UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Chemistry UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Biology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for the added value unit.
Design and Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 in session 2020-21 document updated to include information about entering candidates for units.

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National 4 ESOL – Online resources – practice assessments UPDATED Surpass Viewer instructions added - DMCF 21/12/20
National 5 ESOL – Online resources – practice assessments UPDATED Instructions on access to OpenAssess listed - DMCF 21/12/20
National 2 ESOL – Online resources – practice assessments UPDATED Surpass Viewer instructions listed. DMCF 21/12/20
NC Accounting SCQF Level 5 UPDATED Internal assessment guidance published - Accounting Units with tolerances

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Website Updates - 18/12/20 Status Change
Joint statement from SQA and Colleges Scotland NEW Joint statement from SQA and Colleges Scotland.

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Website Updates - 16/12/20 Status Change
Update on Higher and Advanced Higher courses 2020–21: a message for parents and carers NEW new page
Update on Higher and Advanced Higher courses 2020–21: message for learners NEW new page
Update from the National Qualifications 2021 Group: Support and guidance for Higher and Advanced Higher in session 2020–21 NEW News article: Subject-specific guidance for teachers and lecturers will be published for all subjects, throughout January 2021.

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Remote assessment - guidance for schools and centres NEW New - guidance on using remote assessment where standard invigilation procedures cannot be applied.

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Website Updates - 08/12/20 Status Change
SQA acknowledges Deputy First Minister’s decision to cancel Higher and Advanced Higher exams UPDATED The 2021 National Qualifications examination diet has been cancelled.
News about National 5 results in 2020-21 – a message for parents and carers UPDATED New page
Delivering your National 5 results in 2021 - a message for learners UPDATED New page
8 Dec 2020: Delivering National 5 results in 2020-21 NEW SQA statement on quality assurance process for session 2020-21
HNC/HND Sports Coaching and Development UPDATED Uploaded: Appendix to Subject guidance for internally assessed qualifications in 2020-21: December 2020 HNC/D Coaching and Developing Sport
Modern Studies UPDATED Guidance for gather estimates Gaelic translation added.
History UPDATED Guidance for gathering estimates Gaelic translation added.
Geography UPDATED Guidance for gathering estimates Gaelic translation added.

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Website Updates - 04/12/20 Status Change
Graded Units UPDATED FAQ documents for centres and learners published
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Correction to the first bullet point on the second page. The stem 'Evaluate the usefulness of Source X as evidence of the differing views about...' is used. This has been changed to: The stem 'Evaluate the usefulness of Source X as evidence of...' is used.

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Website Updates - 26/11/20 Status Change
Awarding 2021 Changes to Visiting Assessment Arrangements NEW News article: Changes to Visiting Assessment Arrangements for National Qualifications in 2021
National Qualifications - external verification UPDATED Updated with 2020-21 dates.

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Website Updates - 25/11/20 Status Change
Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Tha stiùireadh air tional fianais gus tuairmsean airson Nàiseanta 5 (Matamataig) air fhoillseachadh.
English - Course overview and resources UPDATED New version of Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 document uploaded.

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Administration and IT UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Admin and IT) published
Accounting UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Accounting) published
Practical Cookery UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Practical Cookery) published
Practical Cake Craft UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Practical Cake Craft) published
Physics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Physics) published
Physical Education UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Physical Education) published
Music Technology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Music Technology) published
Health and Food Technology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Health and Food Technology) published
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Fashion and Textile Technology) published
Environmental Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Environmental Science) published
Drama UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Drama) published
Dance UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Dance) published
Chemistry UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Chemistry) published
Biology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Biology) published

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Literacy and Numeracy - Overview and resources UPDATED Guidance on Assessing talking skills in English and Literacy units in session 2020-21
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (RMPS) published
Media UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Media) published
Care UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Care) published
Practical Electronics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Practical Electronics) published

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Website Updates - 16/11/20 Status Change
English UPDATED Assessing talking skills in English and Literacy units in session 2020-21
HNC Social Services - Course overview and resource UPDATED HNC Social Services Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF level 7 UPDATED HNC Childhood Practice Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
Economics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Economics) published

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Website Updates - 13/11/20 Status Change
Graded Units UPDATED November 2020 update on graded units published.
History UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (History) published
Classical Studies UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Classical Studies) published
Modern Studies UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Modern Studies) published
Sociology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Sociology) published
Psychology UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Psychology) published
Music UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Music) published
Latin UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Latin) published
Geography UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Geography) published
Business Management UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Business Management) published
Computing Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Computing Science) published
ESOL UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (ESOL) published

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Website Updates - 12/11/20 Status Change
About assessment arrangements - Guidance and support UPDATED Assessment Arrangements for 2020-21 have been updated.
Practical Metalworking UPDATED Text added to gathering evidence guidance stating no expectation of prelims for National 5.
Modern Languages UPDATED Text added to gathering evidence guidance stating no expectation of prelims for National 5.
Mathematics UPDATED Text added to gathering evidence guidance stating no expectation of prelims for National 5.
Graphic Communication UPDATED Text added to gathering evidence guidance stating no expectation of prelims for National 5.
Gàidhlig UPDATED Text added to gathering evidence guidance stating no expectation of prelims for National 5.
English UPDATED Text added to gathering evidence guidance stating no expectation of prelims for National 5.
Art and Design UPDATED Text added to gathering evidence guidance stating no expectation of prelims for National 5.
Practical Woodworking UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Practical Woodworking) published
Philosophy UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Philosophy) published
Engineering Science UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Engineering Science) published
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Design and Manufacture) published
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Applications of Mathematics) published

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HNC/HND Beauty Therapy UPDATED HNC/HND Beauty Therapy Appendix 2020-21 published
NPA Make-Up Skills UPDATED NPA Make-Up Skills Appendix 2020-21 published
NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up UPDATED NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up Appendix 2020-21 published
National Progression Award (NPA) Eye Treatments UPDATED NPA Eye Treatments Appendix 2020-21 published
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Skills UPDATED NPA Beauty Skills Appendix 2020-21 published
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Massage UPDATED NPA Beauty Massage Appendix 2020-21 published
NPA Beauty and Digital Communication at SCQF level 4 UPDATED NPA Beauty and Digital Communication Appendix 2020-21 published
NPA Cosmetology UPDATED NPA Cosmetology Appendix 2020-21 published
HND Complementary Therapies UPDATED HND Complementary Therapies Appendix 2020-21 published
HNC Complementary Therapies UPDATED HNC Complementary Therapies Appendix 2020-21 published
National Certificate (NC) Wellness Therapies UPDATED NC Wellness Therapies Appendix 2020-21 published
NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, NC Make-up Artistry UPDATED NC Beauty Care, NC Beauty Care and Make-up Appendix 2020-21 published
Skills for Work: Beauty Higher (SCQF level 6) UPDATED Skills for Work Beauty Appendix 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 06/11/20 Status Change
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Modern Studies UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Latin UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
History UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Geography UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Gàidhlig UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3, National 4 or freestanding unit assessments in 2021
Classical Studies UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Gàidhlig UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Gàidhlig) published
Modern Languages UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Modern Languages) published
Practical Woodworking UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 4 assessment in 2021
Practical Metalworking UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 4 assessment in 2021
Practical Electronics UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 4 assessment in 2021
Mathematics UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 4 assessment in 2021
Engineering Science UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 4 assessment in 2021
Care UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 4 assessment in 2021

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Website Updates - 05/11/20 Status Change
Gathering evidence and producing estimates - National Qualifications UPDATED Published details of dates for releasing National 5 estimates guidance on a subject-by-subject basis
Exam Timetable - Build your study plan UPDATED 2021 Higher and Advanced Higher Exam Timetable published (PDF file)

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Website Updates - 04/11/20 Status Change
Modern Languages UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
ESOL UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Drama UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Computing Science UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Business UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Confirmation that there will be no changes to National 3 or National 4 assessment in 2021

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Website Updates - 02/11/20 Status Change
Update on arrangements for SQA National Courses in 2020-21 UPDATED News item added - 021120 - Update on NQ 2021 course arrangements
English UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (English) published
Mathematics UPDATED Guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 estimates (Mathematics) published

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Website Updates - 29/10/20 Status Change
Music Technology UPDATED Revised Music Technology coursework assessment task has been published for session 2020-21 only
Graphic Communication UPDATED Information added to the Advanced Higher section of the Graphic Communication modification report.
Physical Education UPDATED Guidance for National 3, National 4 and freestanding units - Physical Education 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 28/10/20 Status Change
Your Coursework - What you need to know UPDATED Your Coursework 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 26/10/20 Status Change
HND Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED HND Hospitality Management Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 21/10/20 Status Change
Design and Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 Design and Technology in session 2020/21 published

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Website Updates - 19/10/20 Status Change
Higher English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Instructions for the submission of Higher English coursework published to the coursework tab.
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Instructions for the submission of Advanced Higher English coursework published under the coursework tab.

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Website Updates - 16/10/20 Status Change
HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF level 7 UPDATED HNC Social Services and HNC Childhood Practice – starting work placements session 2021 published
SQA Advanced Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Travel and Tourism UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Operations UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Legal Services UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Dance UPDATED Modification documents for Higher, National 5 and SCQF 5&6 Dance published.

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Website Updates - 14/10/20 Status Change
Physical Education UPDATED Guidance for Higher Physical Education 2021 published

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Website Updates - 13/10/20 Status Change
ESOL UPDATED Guidance for Higher ESOL published
Practical Cookery UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Health and Food Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 12/10/20 Status Change
History UPDATED Guidance on creating assessments for Higher History published
Science UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Chemistry UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 09/10/20 Status Change
Administration and IT UPDATED National 5 Administration and IT assessment 2020-21 information published.
Accounting UPDATED National 5 Accounting assessment 2020-21 information
English UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Music Technology UPDATED Information for National 5 Music Technology for the provision of media files.

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Website Updates - 08/10/20 Status Change
Art and Design UPDATED Text added to National Course modification summary file confirming that contextual analysis is to be submitted as normal for both Advanced Higher Art and Design courses
Physics UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Music Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Music UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Media UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Human Biology UPDATED Arrangements for freestanding units SCQF level 6 in session 2020-21 published
Graphic Communication UPDATED Arrangements for National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Environmental Science UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Arrangements for National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Biology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Art and Design UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published
Administration and IT UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 07/10/20 Status Change
Latin UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Advanced Higher Graphic Communication- Course overview UPDATED New Coursework Assessment Task for Advanced Higher Graphic Communication - session 2020/21
Practical Cake Craft UPDATED National 5 Course information for 2020-21
Practical Woodworking UPDATED National 5 course information for 2020-21
Practical Metalworking UPDATED National 5 course information for 2020-21
Music Technology UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Practical Electronics UPDATED National 5 Course Information for session 2020-21
Practical Cookery UPDATED Arrangements for National 5 in session 2020-21
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Arrangements for National 5 in session 2020-21
ESOL UPDATED National 5 and Higher Course information for 2020-21
Drama UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Environmental Science UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
English UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Engineering Science UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Economics UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Design and Manufacture UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Dance UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Geography UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Computing Science UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Classical Studies UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Childcare and Development UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Graphic Communication UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Chemistry UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Gàidhlig UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Care UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Business Management UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Biology UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Health and Food Technology UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Art and Design UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
History UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Human Biology UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Latin UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Mathematics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Mathematics of Mechanics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Administration and IT UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Media UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Modern Languages UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Modern Studies UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Philosophy UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Photography UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Physical Education UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Physics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Politics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Psychology UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Sociology UPDATED National Qualification course changes for session 2020/21
Accounting UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Statistics UPDATED National Qualification course changes for session 2020/21

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Website Updates - 05/10/20 Status Change
National Progression Award Playwork and Childcare SCQF level 5 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Play in a Sports Environment UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Progression Award Health and Social Care: Promoting Reablement SCQF level 6 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NC Health and Social Care UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020 published.

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Website Updates - 02/10/20 Status Change
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Prior verification - SQA Advanced and HN UPDATED 2020-2021 pre-verification guidance and information published.
NC Bakery at SCQF Level 5 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Bakery UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Food Manufacture UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Hospitality National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.

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Website Updates - 01/10/20 Status Change
SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Musical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Musical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Dance SCQF level 4 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Dance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Certificate in Dance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Professional Dance Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Dance Artists UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Contemporary Dance Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Technical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NC Technical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Technical Theatre in Practice UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Professional Theatre Preparation UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Acting and Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Acting and Theatre Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Acting and Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HN Diploma Counselling SCQF level 8 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Hospitality National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Foundation Apprenticeships - Overview and opportunities UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC Healthcare Practice UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Laboratory Science National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.

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