Secondary school pupils warned the SQA in November 2020 that plans to compare 2021 grades to past results were "unfair" but their input was not acted upon.
The Scottish Government's system for awarding grades to school pupils this year is “a less defensible” version of the algorithm used last summer, says a leading education academic.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about how pupil assessments will work this year.
Those raising concerns about the assessment of what have been branded "exams in disguise" include the principal of George Watson’s College one of the country’s most prestigious private schools.
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.
A leading human rights activist from Bahrain has condemned the SQA for working with regimes accused of gross human rights abuses.