Scottish Qualifications Authority
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.
Scotland's exams watchdog is considering ending a paid-for consultancy designed to improve exam results after an investigation by The Ferret showed that it was mostly used by private schools.
Scotland's education watchdog has been accused of allowing inequity to be "hardwired into the system" following revelations that a paid-for consultancy service is dominated by private schools.
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.
Experts are urging the Scottish Government to take radical steps to boost computing science education to prevent the subject from being squeezed out of schools.