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Tag: SQA

Tinkering with school exams will cost £4.5m, admits SQA

Exam chiefs and the government have been slammed by unions for "wasting" £4.5m of taxpayers' cash on changing school exams. The Scottish qualifications watchdog said...

Anger as exam chiefs plan 35% pass rate

EXAM chiefs have been condemned over plans to cut the pass grade for National 5 and Higher exams to just 35%. The lowest pass grade...

SQA issues “amber” warning on exam papers

SCHOOL exam papers are being delayed - creating fears among teachers that they may not be ready in time for the upcoming exam season. Students...

School bans Scottish play because of sexual content

A school in Angus has come under fire after being accused of banning pupils from studying the Scottish play Black Watch. Pupils at the Webster’s...

National 5s “too difficult” for some students entered

STUDENTS were entered for new National 5 exams that were too difficult for them, an official report has revealed.   Many S4 students got low marks...

Scotland’s new exams too tough on kids taking science

SCOTLAND’S new school exams are too tough on the sciences and risk putting students off the subject, according to teachers. This year’s National Qualifications shakeup...

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