New HN Science Assessment Support Packs (ASPs)

New HN Science Assessment Support Packs (ASPs) have recently been published. These ASPs have been developed to support the delivery of the new HN Science Units.

The following HN Science ASPs have now been published on SQA’s Secure Website – www.sqa.org.uk/sqasecure

Applications of Transition Metal Compounds (H92M 35)
Base-Catalysed and Organometallic Chemistry: Theory and Laboratory Skills (H92P 35)
Spectroscopic and Analytical Techniques ( …

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Biology/Human Biology – Available Support (updated March 2016)

To support teachers and lecturers, we have produced a detailed list of all of the SQA Biology/Human Biology resources that are available. The PDF document provides hyperlinks that will take you directly to the various resources. The PDF document has been updated to included resources that were published in March 2016.

To access the PDF document, please click on the …

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Appointee opportunities – Markers

We are encouraging marker applications from new Markers who would like to join a Biology (National 5, Higher & Advanced Higher) or Human Biology (Higher) marking team for 2016.

For further information and to apply, please click on the weblink below:

Markers – Biology and Human Biology

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Science Verification Key Messages – Round 1 (March 2016)

Round 1 Verification Key Messages for Science have now been published on SQA’s website.

Round 1 Science Verification Key Messages – 2016

The Verification Key Messages focus on the National 3 and National 4 Science: Fragile Earth and Science: Human Health Units.

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

 

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HND Industrial Biotechnology

The HND Industrial Biotechnology framework has recently been updated to include an additional optional Unit.

Human Body Structure and Function (H92C 35) has now been added to the framework as an optional Unit.

The Group Award Specification has been updated to reflect the revised framework – HND Industrial Biotechnology Group Award Specification

For further information, please contact Kirsty – kirsty. …

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Laboratory Skills for Science Industries Unit (H91V 34)

We have recently published an Understanding Standards document to assist lecturers delivering the new Laboratory Skills for Science Industries Unit (H91V 34).

The Understanding Standards document gives lecturers the opportunity to more fully understand the standards of assessment as they are applied to the new Laboratory Skills for Science Industries Unit, and to consider the principles which underlie the marking …

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