SVQ Business and Administration Update

Tony and I met with Senior External Verifier (EV) Donnie Carthew on Saturday in the Glasgow SQA offices. The purpose of the meeting was to refresh the content of the Understanding Standards materials and the Frequently asked questions (FAQ) guidance . A review of the existing content was amended and updates were agreed. The next step is to select recent examples of evidence and re-write content that requires to be updated. We aim to have this work complete by the end…

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NC Administration – review survey

We are revising the National Certificate in Administration at SCQF level 5, and would appreciate feedback from teachers and lecturers who are delivering the current group award. You can send us your views and comments by completing our online survey. We have extended the deadline and the survey will now be open until Friday 22 March 2019. Thank you to all those that have completed the survey so far.

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HN Accounting – 2019 Network Support Event

The Stirling Court Hotel was the venue for this year’s HN Accounting Network Support Event held on Tuesday 5 March. SQA welcomed 25 delegates (some new and some familiar faces) to the Event.  Thank you to those who attended and supported another successful event.  A special thanks to the HN Accounting practitioners who delivered workshops on marking narrative questions in Graded Units and prior verification – delegates found these very helpful. The presentations on cloud accounting (by a representative from…

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HN Administration and IT – 2019 Network Event

This year’s HN Administration and Information Technology Network Event took place on Thursday 21st February. Attended by over 50 delegates, it was a very busy and largely successful day. Themes of the event were Internal Assessment and  Digital Delivery. Key updates from SQA included the imminent publication of two paper ASPs for Graded Unit 1 (HH9M 34) to assist centres’ transition to greater use of digital delivery and assessment – and two paper ASPs for the mandatory unit Digital Technologies…

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HN Business- 2019 Network Event

The HN Business Network event was held on Thursday, 28th February at Stirling Court Hotel. It was well attended, with over 30 people in attendance. Thank you to those who attended and supported another successful event. A special thanks to Gail Graham and Lynn Gellatly from Dundee and Angus College who delivered a presentation on co-coordinating and delivering Quality. The key themes of the day were delivering Internal Assessment and the future for HN Business. Janet Strain discussed ways centres…

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Hello world.

Welcome to the SQA Blog for HN subjects in Accounting, Administration, Business and Financial Services. The purpose of the blog is to provide updates on the various work, activities and projects relating to the qualifications as they happen; and the opportunity for stakeholders to comment or express interest in being involved in future projects. We hope this will provide a more complete picture of the background and rationale for the design of the qualifications and their support materials in a…

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