How should schools assess their students and what qualifications do we need to support our young people and employers?
The Independent Review of Qualifications & Assessment was established to ensure that the achievements of all learners aged 15-18 are recognised as fair & equitable. Looking to the future, the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills announced in October 2021 the intention to reform qualifications and assessments.
In the last few years there have been a number of reviews and reports which have made recommendations about our education system and assessments. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, a renewed debate around assessment has also taken place following the cancellation of National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exams in 2020 and 2021
The reports include the:
To find out more about the reviews and have your input in the public consultation use the link below