NPA Enterprise & Employability Developments

I am pleased to let you know we have been given the green light for new awards at SCQF 3 and 6 for NPA in Enterprise & Employability. The work involved are as follows; Three new unit specifications • Working for Yourself SCQF 6 • Enterprise Project* SCQF 6 • Enterprise in the Community* SCQF 6 *provisional titles Two revised unit specifications • Working for Yourself SCQF 4 • Working for Yourself SCQF 5 New ASPs • Local Investigations SCQF…

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HN Accounting Assessment Support Packs/Exemplars

Amended versions of the below are now available: Accounting for Specialised Transactions – HC44 35/ASP001.  This amendment  removes reference to “hire purchase” on pages 14,15,17 and 18 in respect of IFRS16. Accounting Graded Unit 3 – F8KG 35/AEX001.   This has been amended to correct errors which had been identified. Additional Accounting Graded Unit 3 ASPS: 2 new ASPs, F8KG 35/ASP003 and F8KG 35/ASP004, are now available on the SQA secure site

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HN Administration & IT Network Event

The HN Administration & IT Network event was held on Thursday, 12th March at Stirling Court Hotel. Thanks to those who attended and supported a successful event. A special thanks to Vickie Craig from Dundee and Angus College Fiona Balloch from City of Glasgow College for sharing their interactive and engaging presentations with our sector. Fiona’s presentation on developing digital assessment focused on using several free-to-use software packages that can be used to build portfolios, using video to interact between teacher…

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HN Accounting Network Event

The HN Accounting Network event was held on Wednesday, 4th March at Stirling Court Hotel. Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in another successful event.  A special thank you to Kim Tree, Charlie Thomson and Sarah Sutherland for all the work they put into their presentations. The presentations were very well received and focused on the impact of changes as a result of IFRS16, an insight into how a centre delivers Graded Unit 2 using a Dragon’s Den…

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HN Business Network Event

The HN Business Network event was held on Friday, 6th March at Stirling Court Hotel. Thank you to those who attended and supported another successful event. A special thanks to Gary Ennis from NS Design and Pamela Barron and Fiona Balloch from City of Glasgow College. The presentations were very interactive focusing on Business Enterprise, Digital Disruption, Developing Digital Assessment and an update on the current progress of the HN Business Review. A key focus was what does digital disruption look…

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NC Administration – unit reviewers required

Unit development for the revised NC Administration is now underway. If anyone is interested in unit reviewing any of the new/revised units please get in touch. (jillian.hendry@sqa.org.uk) A copy of the revised framework is attached for information. The framework details the units that are currently being developed/revised. Revised Framework 13.12.19 Many thanks Jillian

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HN Accounting – IFRS 16 Leases Update

The review of Unit Specifications and Assessment Support Packs in respect of IFRS 16 Leases is now complete and the updated versions are now available online  

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HN Accounting Scoping Survey

Thank you to everyone who has already responded to our short survey.  It is not too late to be involved.  We would appreciate feedback and comments from teachers and lecturers delivering the group awards, Higher Education Centres and Employers in the accounting sector. You can send us your views by completing the survey below. The closing date is 17/02/20. Delivering Centres Survey: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=2LTEKxW0bE-LuCwphdcXH7v7U07o3UNMt8RED6r2enNUOVg4MzQ3RjYwSk0xNk82WEU1WUcyMk1EUS4u Higher Education Survey: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=2LTEKxW0bE-LuCwphdcXH7v7U07o3UNMt8RED6r2enNUMUw0QVVBUkJZTVhQWVcxSFo0UFVLNlk5SS4u Employer Survey: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=2LTEKxW0bE-LuCwphdcXH7v7U07o3UNMt8RED6r2enNUMVZYTktGMFMzQVdYTjFKUE1ZU1lBWUM1NC4u

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NPA Enterprise and Employability Networking Event

We are pleased to inform you we are hosting an NPA Enterprise and Employability Network event on Thursday, 26th March at the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow. The event is intended to support teachers delivering our NPAs in Enterprise and Employability in the wider sense i.e. resources available to them to make delivery as engaging and inspiring as possible. Please register using the online booking tool below; https://athena.sqameet.net/ If you have any queries regarding the event please contract Caitlin.

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HN Business related Subjects Network Events

Our HN Business related subjects networking events will be held in March at the Stirling Court Hotel commencing at 10am. HN Accounting – Wednesday, 4th March HN Business – Friday, 6th March HN Administration & IT – Thursday, 12th March Please see the online booking tool below to register; https://athena.sqameet.net/ For any questions relating to the HN Business/Admin event please contact Caitlin. For HN Accounting please contact Eileen.

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