Tag Archives: exams

New assessment and accountability measures. Update: Primary Assessment consultation

30 Mar

New assessment and accountability measures. Update:  Primary Assessment consultation

New National Curriculum tests (‘SATs’) at Key Stages 1 and 2 in primary schools, and new Progress 8 measure at Key Stage 4 in secondary schools. Updates on SATS:

Work needed to improve SQA and tackle impact of exam system on workload

17 Jan

Work needed to improve SQA and tackle impact of exam system on workload

Urgent work is needed by the SQA to rebuild its relationship with teachers

Questions over National Reference Tests

1 Dec

Questions over National Reference Tests

Has your school been selected to take part in the National Reference Tests (NRTs) in spring 2017?

Vocational and academic: a false dichotomy (New pathways for technical education)

1 Nov

Vocational and academic: a false dichotomy (New pathways for technical education)

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services

A level reforms: a student’s perspective

1 Nov

A level reforms: a student’s perspective

A student’s personal view