Applied Sciences: Graded Unit 1 (H91W 34)

We have recently amended the Applied Sciences: Graded Unit 1 (H91W 34) Understanding Standards document.

The Understanding Standards document gives lecturers the opportunity to more fully understand the standards of assessment as they are applied to the new Applied Sciences: Graded Unit 1, and to consider the principles which underlie the marking of this new Graded Unit.

Section 1.2 (An introduction to the …

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Advanced Higher Biology Unit Assessment Support Packs – Package 2

Advanced Higher Biology unit assessment support pack 2 (unit-by-unit approach) has recently been revised to create instruments of assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2.

The following UASPs each contain a single assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2:

Biology: Cells and Proteins (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test 2)
Biology: Organisms and Evolution (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test 2)

These UASPs are available from the SQA secure site.  To …

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Advanced Higher Biology Unit Assessment Support Packs – Package 1

Advanced Higher Biology unit assessment support pack 1 (unit-by-unit approach) has recently been revised to create instruments of assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2.

The following UASPs each contain a single assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2:

Biology: Cells and Proteins (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test 1)
Biology: Organisms and Evolution (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test 1)

These UASPs are available from the SQA secure site.  To …

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National 4 Biology Unit Assessment Support Packs

National 4 Biology unit assessment support pack 2 (combined approach) has recently been revised to create instruments of assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2.

The following UASPs each contain a single assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2:

Cell Biology (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test)
Biology: Life on Earth (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test)
Biology: Multicellular Organisms (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test)

These UASPs are available from the SQA secure site.  To access the UASPs on SQA’s secure site, please contact your …

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National 3 Biology Unit Assessment Support Packs

National 3 Biology unit assessment support pack 2 (combined approach) has recently been revised to create instruments of assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2.

The following UASPs each contain a single assessment for Assessment Standards 2.1 and 2.2:

Cell Biology (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test)
Biology: Life on Earth (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test)
Biology: Multicellular Organisms (outcome 2, assessment activity 2 – test)

These UASPs are available from the SQA secure site.  To access the UASPs on SQA’s secure site, please contact your …

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HN Science – Available Assessment Support Packs

To support lecturers, we have produced a list of all of the HN Science Assessment Support Packs that are available on the SQA Secure website. The PDF document provides hyperlinks that will take you directly to the Assessment Support Pack.

To access the PDF document, please click on the link below:

HN Science – Available Assessment Support Packs

We will …

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NQ Biology/Human Biology – Updated Common Questions

Updated common questions for Biology and Human Biology have now been published.

Click on the following weblink to access the updated common questions – Biology & Human Biology

For further information, please contact Paula – paula.greenwood@sqa.org.uk

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General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) launches consultation on standards for the initial education and training of pharmacy technicians (reminder)

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has launched a consultation on draft initial education and training (IET) standards for pharmacy technicians.

To access the consultation document and response form, please click on the weblink below:

Consultation on standards for the initial education and training of pharmacy technicians

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HND Industrial Biotechnology

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

Immunological Techniques (H92E 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 Christina – christina.gillan@sqa.org.uk

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