Claim historical data won’t be used for pupil assessment is Half True
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about how pupil assessments will work this year.
Pupils sitting ‘exams in disguise’ accuse SQA of ‘shambolic’ mismanagement
Scottish high school pupils have told The Ferret that “shambolic” mismanagement by the SQA has left them facing a “marathon of assessments” without support.
Teachers could earn less than minimum wage for extra exam work
Some teachers may end up earning less than the minimum wage for extra work around exams, The Ferret can reveal.
FFS explains: how were Scottish pupils’ final grades decided?
Scottish school pupils have received their grades without sitting exams due to the coronavirus pandemic. But many pupils felt those grades had been unfairly adjusted. Ferret Fact Service examined the controversy.
Calls to reform key school qualifications as pupils fail to progress
The Scottish Government is facing fresh calls for reform of key qualifications in secondary schools and colleges after analysis of official data highlighted problems with major subjects.