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Cf e appeals update

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Curriculum for Excellence Update

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Cf e appeals update

  1. 1. Qualifications are changing Appeals Update
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Previous programme of research </li></ul><ul><li>Consider the design of SQA’s Appeals Service to tie in with the development of new qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Potential to redefine eligibility criteria for the use of alternative evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Consider widening the range of services to centres to query the results of external assessments </li></ul>
  3. 3. Engagement <ul><li>Head teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Depute head teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Principal teachers </li></ul><ul><li>SQA co-ordinators </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Improvement Officers and Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>SQA Principal Assessors </li></ul><ul><li>Candidates </li></ul>
  4. 4. Reflections on current process <ul><li>Not being used for exceptional cases </li></ul><ul><li>Drive to generate acceptable evidence takes precedence over quality teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Underlying fairness </li></ul><ul><li>Onerous and very challenging </li></ul><ul><li>Same approach for absentee and appeals candidates </li></ul>
  5. 5. New process <ul><li>Exceptional Circumstances consideration </li></ul><ul><li>(pre-results) </li></ul><ul><li>Results Enquiry Service </li></ul><ul><li>(post-results) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Exceptional circumstances Centre submits exceptional circumstances request SQA considers request, informs centre Request rejected, case closed Request approved, centre submits evidence Receive outcome
  7. 7. Results enquiry service Receive outcome Centre requests re-mark Centre still concerned Centre receives outcome Centre requests clerical check Centre concerned by candidate’s result
  8. 8. Contact details <ul><li>Robert Quinn </li></ul><ul><li>Head of Humanities, Arts and Business </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Elaine McFadyen </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifications Co-ordinator </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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