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Skills Development Scotland’s Results Helpline

Final preparations are being made by Skills Development Scotland’s Result Helpline team. In this blog post, Results Helpline Project Manager, Pauline Graham, highlights the dedicated helpline support that’s available for young people and their parents and carers. All the members of our project team are making sure everything is in place for Tuesday 9 August when candidates will receive their results. The helpline opens at 8am on that day and the number to call is 0808 100 8000. Our expert…

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What to expect on Results Day

This blog gives an overview of what to expect on Results Day, and answers questions about what your options are once you receive your results. On Tuesday 9 August, thousands of young people across Scotland will receive the results for their Nationals, Highers, Advanced Highers, National Progression Awards, Skills for Work Awards, National Certificates and Awards. These results and will allow you to take the next step on your learning journey; either continuing at school, moving on to college or university,…

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Young Scot share guidance on how to cope with exam results

In this blogpost, youth information and citizenship charity Young Scot guides you through accessing support – from mental health resources to dealing with exam results. Your results can feel like the be-all and end-all, but there are plenty of ways to take your mind off things during exam results season. Whatever your results, there are loads of people on hand to help you, as well as lots of places to find more help and support. Positive emotional wellbeing We have…

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Appeals 2022 – A guide for parents and carers

This blogpost outlines the Appeals 2022 process, eligibility criteria and important deadlines if your child decides to submit an appeal. An information booklet called Appeals 2022 – What you need to know has been sent to learners waiting on National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results. It is also available for you or your child to download from our website. Appeals overview All learners will have their results certificates delivered to their home address by first class post on Tuesday…

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