“Modernising assessment” and no-one was interested… adding “2.0” made it attractive!But the presentation is about modernising assessment.Based on a paper I wrote called “Assessment 2.0”.This is not the SQA policy!
Takes around 30-45 minutes... depending on how much I remember to say!
Key findings from survey<br />Survey<br />133 responses<br />Overwhelming support for proposals<br />Lowest rating was 83% (HND Computing)<br />New qualifications<br />HNC Computing<br />HND Computing<br />HND Computing: Technical Support<br />HND Computing: Software Development<br />HND Computing: Networking<br />
Vendor qualifications<br />Current system<br />Map SQA units to vendor units<br />Provide credit transfer between vendor and SQA<br />Issues with maintaining links<br />New system (pilot)<br />Direct accreditation of vendor units<br />SCQF levelled and credited<br />Optional only<br />Capped (25%)<br />
Getting involved<br />See early versions of the units<br />Join the validation panel<br />Write support materials<br />Follow the blog!<br />
What is Project DIVA?<br />Digital Media and<br />ICT<br />Vendor<br />Alliance<br />
Achieved this year <br />Agreements with all vendors refreshed<br />Linux now part of programme <br />Forth Valley College appointed as Lead Centre <br />20 staff from across sector getting free weeks training <br />Apple – with Scotland’s Colleges offered App development course <br />Moving work ahead with VMWare and Google<br />Computing updates through Computing Blog<br />