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News: SQA comes under fire for new revision materials

... Magazine / News: SQA comes under fire for new revision materials Posted 9 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA There are revived calls for the...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

Our offer to you during a critical time

...and young people from across Scotland together online to discuss topics as diverse as Brexit, SQA exam results, cycling, housing, COVID-19, access to museums and young girls' mental health. Communications During the pandemic it’s more...


Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women

...have developed, in partnership with Edinburgh College, a SHE Ambassador training programme and an SQA Mentoring Award. Becoming a SHE Ambassador can be done in High School, via community projects or in the community. SHE has trained more than 45...


Pandemic as portal: challenges and opportunities revealed by the exams debacle

...grades is a complex process, usually hidden from view. The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is charged with the task of maintaining standards, across subjects and across years. This year, with no examinations, that task became almost...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...to reporting – Arun Gopinath Building and rolling out a mental health and wellbeing award (SQA) – Elaine Mcfadden and Leigh Anderson Coercive control: children's experiences and effective responses – Scottish Women's Aid Supporting...


Call 14: From homelessness to the Home Office, young people's services must be humanised

...online and then when you have passed your Advanced Intermediate Level 2 you can progress to the SQA. There is an online form. You need to find the form and register. You can’t go for an appointment without an online registration. To register...


Exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’
Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018: day one

...and rolling out a mental health and wellbeing award Elaine McFadyen, Qualifications Manager, SQA 3b   Coercive control: children's experiences and effective responses Scottish Women’s Aid 3c   The Bridge to Employment: Overcoming...


Meet the Design Team behind FMQT Next Generation

The Education Recovery Youth Panel (October 2020-June 2021)

...key concerns about education recovery. In August 2021 Panel members met with three key staff from SQA to reflect on the events of the last year and potential next steps. Reporting We and our partners summarised the discussions and outcomes of the...


‘Involve us in decisions about our education’: core message from young people echoed by OECD report

...year. “Whilst the restructuring that the government has announced, including abolition of the SQA, is significant, there must be a broader guarantee that in future assessments are shaped by the views of young people and complement the original...


Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers

...development, March 16, 2022 Young carers running on empty, says leading charity March 16, 2022 SQA comes under fire for new revision materials March 9, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published March 2, 2022 Young people present key...

ASL Children's rights Mental Health

News: Schools face new disruption as exams approach

...approach Posted 22 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education exams SQA A new spike in Covid cases has forced councils to consider a return to remote learning as teaching absences continue to affect Scottish...

Covid-19 Education exams SQA

News: Pupils offered helpline as results day looms

...day looms Posted 27 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education exams schools SQA Support With thousands of young people soon to receive SQA exam results, Skills Development Scotland is opening its careers helpline...

Education exams schools SQA Support

Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’

...young carers Mar 22, 2022 Young carers running on empty, says leading charity Mar 16, 2022 SQA comes under fire for new revision materials Mar 9, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published Mar 2, 2022 Young people present key issues...

health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity

...Scotland. Related content Q&A: Identifying and supporting young carers Mar 22, 2022 SQA comes under fire for new revision materials  Mar 9, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published Mar 2, 2022 Young people present key...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Comment: The national policy on Standardised Testing is failing pupils and teachers alike

...to all young people, just isn’t there. It has also come to light that the company behind the SQA’s heavily discredited algorithm at the centre of the 2020 results debacle has been awarded the SNSA delivery contract. Issues with development,...

Education

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

... Putting Learners at the Centre Replacement of the SQA and reform of Education Scotland is addressed in Professor Muir's report, published 9/3/22 Click here to read...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Rachael Hatfield

...a Volunteer Coordinator at New Start Highland. Her recent work includes leading on the ‘SQA Where’s Our Say’ campaign. She has been an #Iwill Ambassador since 2018.  She is in her first year studying Community Development at the...

hatfield

‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process ahead of Scottish Parliament Education Debate

...appeals process and highlighting wider failures in engagement with young people following the SQA’s announcement of plans for the alternative certification of results. The charity’s position is based on the views and evidence of young...

appeals assessments covid Education exams SQA


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Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women

...have developed, in partnership with Edinburgh College, a SHE Ambassador training programme and an SQA Mentoring Award. Becoming a SHE Ambassador can be done in High School, via community projects or in the community. SHE has trained more than 45...


Pandemic as portal: challenges and opportunities revealed by the exams debacle

...grades is a complex process, usually hidden from view. The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is charged with the task of maintaining standards, across subjects and across years. This year, with no examinations, that task became almost...


Exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’
Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

Meet the Design Team behind FMQT Next Generation

‘Involve us in decisions about our education’: core message from young people echoed by OECD report

...year. “Whilst the restructuring that the government has announced, including abolition of the SQA, is significant, there must be a broader guarantee that in future assessments are shaped by the views of young people and complement the original...


Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

... Putting Learners at the Centre Replacement of the SQA and reform of Education Scotland is addressed in Professor Muir's report, published 9/3/22 Click here to read...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process ahead of Scottish Parliament Education Debate

...appeals process and highlighting wider failures in engagement with young people following the SQA’s announcement of plans for the alternative certification of results. The charity’s position is based on the views and evidence of young...

appeals assessments covid Education exams SQA


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Our offer to you during a critical time

...and young people from across Scotland together online to discuss topics as diverse as Brexit, SQA exam results, cycling, housing, COVID-19, access to museums and young girls' mental health. Communications During the pandemic it’s more...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...to reporting – Arun Gopinath Building and rolling out a mental health and wellbeing award (SQA) – Elaine Mcfadden and Leigh Anderson Coercive control: children's experiences and effective responses – Scottish Women's Aid Supporting...



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News: SQA comes under fire for new revision materials
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... Magazine / News: SQA comes under fire for new revision materials Posted 9 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA There are revived calls for the...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

Call 14: From homelessness to the Home Office, young people's services must be humanised
post

...online and then when you have passed your Advanced Intermediate Level 2 you can progress to the SQA. There is an online form. You need to find the form and register. You can’t go for an appointment without an online registration. To register...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018: day one
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...and rolling out a mental health and wellbeing award Elaine McFadyen, Qualifications Manager, SQA 3b   Coercive control: children's experiences and effective responses Scottish Women’s Aid 3c   The Bridge to Employment: Overcoming...


Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers
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...development, March 16, 2022 Young carers running on empty, says leading charity March 16, 2022 SQA comes under fire for new revision materials March 9, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published March 2, 2022 Young people present key...

ASL Children's rights Mental Health

News: Schools face new disruption as exams approach
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...approach Posted 22 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education exams SQA A new spike in Covid cases has forced councils to consider a return to remote learning as teaching absences continue to affect Scottish...

Covid-19 Education exams SQA

News: Pupils offered helpline as results day looms
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...day looms Posted 27 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education exams schools SQA Support With thousands of young people soon to receive SQA exam results, Skills Development Scotland is opening its careers helpline...

Education exams schools SQA Support

Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’
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...young carers Mar 22, 2022 Young carers running on empty, says leading charity Mar 16, 2022 SQA comes under fire for new revision materials Mar 9, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published Mar 2, 2022 Young people present key issues...

health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
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...Scotland. Related content Q&A: Identifying and supporting young carers Mar 22, 2022 SQA comes under fire for new revision materials  Mar 9, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published Mar 2, 2022 Young people present key...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Comment: The national policy on Standardised Testing is failing pupils and teachers alike
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...to all young people, just isn’t there. It has also come to light that the company behind the SQA’s heavily discredited algorithm at the centre of the 2020 results debacle has been awarded the SNSA delivery contract. Issues with development,...

Education

Rachael Hatfield
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...a Volunteer Coordinator at New Start Highland. Her recent work includes leading on the ‘SQA Where’s Our Say’ campaign. She has been an #Iwill Ambassador since 2018.  She is in her first year studying Community Development at the...

hatfield