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exams aren’t everything. Every pupil, and every pupil’s journey, matters

... exams aren’t everything. Every pupil, and every pupil’s journey, matters   31 May 2022 Scotland’s Inclusion Ambassadors have created a new award to celebrate success, writes Enquire’s Lucy Johnson After a turbulent couple of years,...


exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’

... exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’ 7 October 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to this afternoon’s announcement by the Scottish Government that in 2021 National 5 exams will...

Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

News: Schools face new disruption as exams approach

... Magazine / News: Schools face new disruption to learning as exams 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...

Covid-19 Education exams SQA

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

... ‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process 3 June 2021 Children in Scotland is supporting calls for an urgent change to the exams appeals process and highlighting wider failures in engagement with...

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

... Pandemic as portal: challenges and opportunities revealed by the exams debacle 6 October 2020 As the exam diet for 2021 hangs in the balance, Graham Leicester, Director of the International Futures Forum, explores the conundrum of giving out...


"We want a space where conversation and reflection is actively encouraged"

...school, college and university where they are already doing a lot of reading for their courses and exams. Their learning disabilities require them to spend more time on their work than their peers, so when museums use large chunks of text, it can...


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

...Minister, John Swinney and asked him questions around COVID-19 and education, including vaccines, exams, ASN, and wearing masks. In July 2021 some of the Panel members attended the online Scottish Government Covid Education Recovery Group and...


Inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

...share experiences of school after lockdown 11 December 2020 The impact of school closures on exams, ongoing issues around teacher support and continued concerns about the spread of Covid-19 are key issues raised by young people in a recent...

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News

...focusing on diversity in Scottish education. 7 October 2020 exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’ Children in Scotland has responded to...


Changing our World: Manifesto campaign work

...meetings we have spoken about the things we think are important. We've spoke a lot about PSE and exams/assessments. We all have different experiences and are at different stages of school but we spoke about how things had been for us and what we...


25 Calls response: Young people understand how being physically active can improve mental health. Let's learn from them

...most common piece of feedback from the young people who have taken part in the workshops was that exams, school, and social media have the biggest impact on their mental health. Research suggests (click to read) that 36% of Scots don’t meet...


Challenging, different and unprecedented times; but we go on

...messages and some inaccurate information. Education, too, was a large concern – the cancelled exams and uncertain fate of the school year, Changing our World discovered, was a source of copious amounts of upset for both students and...


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

...created the algorithm that overturned the professional judgement of hundreds of teachers after exams were cancelled in 2020. In doing so, the results of thousands of students from working class backgrounds were downgraded. This is doubly...

Education

Member Insight Blog: Latest

News: Pupils offered helpline as results day looms

...open as Scottish results 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...

Education exams schools SQA Support

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

...here for more News, March 2022: Failure to launch The SQA's exams guidance has been widely criticised Click here to...

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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 SQA to be replaced as the authority publishes new exam guidance that many...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

News: Education Recovery plan is a missed opportunity, say teaching unions

...to the sector. Amongst some of the key commitments are: Further support for learners sitting exams in 2022 Access to in-school mental health and wellbeing support, including counselling Recruitment of 3,500 additional teachers and 500 support...

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


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exams aren’t everything. Every pupil, and every pupil’s journey, matters

... exams aren’t everything. Every pupil, and every pupil’s journey, matters   31 May 2022 Scotland’s Inclusion Ambassadors have created a new award to celebrate success, writes Enquire’s Lucy Johnson After a turbulent couple of years,...


exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’

... exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’ 7 October 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to this afternoon’s announcement by the Scottish Government that in 2021 National 5 exams will...

Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

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

... ‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process 3 June 2021 Children in Scotland is supporting calls for an urgent change to the exams appeals process and highlighting wider failures in engagement with...

appeals assessments covid Education exams SQA

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

... Pandemic as portal: challenges and opportunities revealed by the exams debacle 6 October 2020 As the exam diet for 2021 hangs in the balance, Graham Leicester, Director of the International Futures Forum, explores the conundrum of giving out...


"We want a space where conversation and reflection is actively encouraged"

...school, college and university where they are already doing a lot of reading for their courses and exams. Their learning disabilities require them to spend more time on their work than their peers, so when museums use large chunks of text, it can...


Inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

...share experiences of school after lockdown 11 December 2020 The impact of school closures on exams, ongoing issues around teacher support and continued concerns about the spread of Covid-19 are key issues raised by young people in a recent...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education inclusion Participation

25 Calls response: Young people understand how being physically active can improve mental health. Let's learn from them

...most common piece of feedback from the young people who have taken part in the workshops was that exams, school, and social media have the biggest impact on their mental health. Research suggests (click to read) that 36% of Scots don’t meet...


Challenging, different and unprecedented times; but we go on

...messages and some inaccurate information. Education, too, was a large concern – the cancelled exams and uncertain fate of the school year, Changing our World discovered, was a source of copious amounts of upset for both students and...


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

...here for more News, March 2022: Failure to launch The SQA's exams guidance has been widely criticised Click here to...

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

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


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News

...focusing on diversity in Scottish education. 7 October 2020 exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’ Children in Scotland has responded to...


Changing our World: Manifesto campaign work

...meetings we have spoken about the things we think are important. We've spoke a lot about PSE and exams/assessments. We all have different experiences and are at different stages of school but we spoke about how things had been for us and what we...



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News: Schools face new disruption as exams approach
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... Magazine / News: Schools face new disruption to learning as exams 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...

Covid-19 Education exams SQA

Comment: The national policy on Standardised Testing is failing pupils and teachers alike
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...created the algorithm that overturned the professional judgement of hundreds of teachers after exams were cancelled in 2020. In doing so, the results of thousands of students from working class backgrounds were downgraded. This is doubly...

Education

Member Insight Blog: Latest
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News: Pupils offered helpline as results day looms
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...open as Scottish results 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...

Education exams schools SQA Support

News: SQA comes under fire for new revision materials
post

... Posted 9 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA There are revived calls for the SQA to be replaced as the authority publishes new exam guidance that many...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

News: Education Recovery plan is a missed opportunity, say teaching unions
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...to the sector. Amongst some of the key commitments are: Further support for learners sitting exams in 2022 Access to in-school mental health and wellbeing support, including counselling Recruitment of 3,500 additional teachers and 500 support...

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