Publication - Impact assessment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - replacement of National Qualifications exams in 2021 session: equalities impact and Fairer Scotland Duty assessment

Published: 23 Jun 2021
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Coronavirus in Scotland, Education
ISBN:
9781802010701

Equality impact assessment to consider the impacts on groups with protected characteristics and/or those experiencing socio-economic disadvantage of replacing the examination diet for National 5, Highers and Advanced Highers in 2020 to 2021 with an alternative certification model.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - replacement of National Qualifications exams in 2021 session: equalities impact and Fairer Scotland Duty assessment
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Replacement of National Qualifications exams in 2020-21 session with an alternative certification model

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Replacement of National Qualifications exams in 2020-21 session with an alternative certification model

Title of policy

Replacement of National Qualifications exams in 2020-21 session with an alternative certification model (ACM)

Summary of aims and desired outcomes of policy

This policy aims to secure fairness in how learners’ achievement will be recognised during Covid-19 related disruption to learning in 2020-21, whilst ensuring confidence in the value of Scottish education.

Directorate: Division: Team

Learning Directorate: Curriculum, Qualifications and Gaelic: Senior Phase Unit

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Replacement of National Qualifications exams in 2020-21 session with an alternative certification model


Contact

Email: stuart.milligan@gov.scot