Skills for Work: Laboratory Science National 5 Course – Scoping Exercise Surveys

We are currently seeking feedback from teachers and lecturers with knowledge and experience of the Skills for Work: Laboratory Science National 5 Course. The information gathered will help to inform if any changes are required to the Course.
We have created separate surveys and would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to complete the relevant questionnaire(s). 
Teachers and Lecturers

Skills for Work: Laboratory Science (National 5) Teachers …

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Question Paper Briefs

Question Paper Briefs for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher Biology, and Higher Human Biology have been published.

The Question Paper Briefs provide information on the structure and make-up of the Question Papers.

To access the Question Paper Briefs, please click on the relevant weblink:

     National 5 Biology
     Higher Biology
     Higher Human Biology
     Advanced Higher Biology

For further information, please contact Aneta …

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CPD Events for College Lecturers – Nat 5 and Higher

College Development Network are running CPD events for Lecturers who are delivering National 5 and/or Higher Science Units as part of the National 5/Higher courses or Group Awards.

For further information and to book a delegate place, please click on the relevant weblink below:

CDN Event – Biology

CDN Event – Chemistry

CDN Event – Physics

 

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2015 External Assessment Reports

2015 external assessment reports have now been published for Biology, Biotechnology and Human Biology.  These reports are for the Intermediate, Higher and Advanced Higher courses that finished in 2015.

The reports are intended to be constructive and informative and to promote better understanding.  Each report highlights examples of successful performance and outlines areas where some candidates lost marks.
To access the reports, please click on the following weblink: 2015 External Assessment Reports
For further information, …

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Skills for Work: Laboratory Science – EV Vacancy

Applications are invited for the post of External Verifier for the Skills for Work: Laboratory Science qualification.

Applicants will be expected to have sufficient, verifiable, relevant experience and knowledge of the areas to be verified and have knowledge and understanding of current SQA practices.

Applicants should have an understanding of the Skills for Work: Laboratory Science qualification at SCQF level 5.

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Subject Update October 2015 (National Qualifications)

A subject update for Biology, Human Biology and Science has recently been published.

To access the subject update, please click on the following weblink – Subject Update – Oct 2015

For further information, please contact Aneta – aneta.morrison@sqa.org.uk

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Skills for Work: Health Sector National 4 and National 5 Courses – Scoping Exercise Surveys

We are currently seeking feedback from teachers and lecturers with knowledge and experience of the Skills for Work: Health Sector National 4 and National 5 Courses. The information gathered will help to inform if any changes are required to the Skills for Work: Health Sector Courses.

We have created separate surveys and would be grateful if you could take a few minutes …

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2015 Course Reports

2015 course reports have now been published for National 5 Biology, Higher Biology and Higher Human Biology.

These reports offer advice and guidance on how to prepare future cohorts. They are intended to be constructive and informative and to promote better understanding.
Each report highlights examples of successful performance in the exam and coursework and outlines areas where some candidates lost marks.

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2015 HN Internal Assessment Reports

HN Internal Assessment Reports for academic session 2014/2015 have now been published.

To access the reports, please click on the following weblink: 2015 HN Internal Assessment Reports

For further information, please contact Kirsty – kirsty.mitchell@sqa.org.uk

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Appointee opportunities

We are now accepting applications for various Appointee roles in Biology (National 5, Higher & Advanced Higher) and Human Biology (Higher).

All Appointee roles are related to external assessment (Assignment/Project and/or Question Paper).
For further information and to apply, please click on the relevant weblink below:
Markers – Biology and Human Biology
Senior Team Leader – Biology
Team Leader – Biology
Team Leader …

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