Curriculum for Excellence
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 14

Curriculum for Excellence PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 78 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Curriculum for Excellence. Religious and Moral Education. Aims and Objectives. To inform you about: Curriculum for Excellence team Developments so far Nature of the new qualifications Development Process. SQA CfE Team. Came together in August 2009 Headed by Roddy Gillespie

Download Presentation

Curriculum for Excellence

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Curriculum for excellence

Curriculum for Excellence

Religious and Moral Education


Aims and objectives

Aims and Objectives

  • To inform you about:

    • Curriculum for Excellence team

    • Developments so far

    • Nature of the new qualifications

    • Development Process


Sqa cfe team

SQA CfE Team

  • Came together in August 2009

  • Headed by Roddy Gillespie

  • Eight development teams based on curriculum areas plus Literacy and Numeracy

  • Each with a Qualifications Development Manager, QDCs (consultants) and a QDO (officer)


Development model

Development Model

Curricular Area

Suites of Courses

Course

Units


Curriculum for excellence

Appointments process

  • Curriculum Area Review Group - nominations from key stakeholders

  • Qualification Design Team – nominations from senior practitioners

  • Subject Working Group – self-nominations from subject experts

  • Sign-off via SQA internal & external committees


National 4 key features

National 4 key features:

  • Replace Standard Grade (General) and Intermediate 1

  • Courses will be unit based

  • Ungraded course award based on achieving units and coursework assessment - SQA will quality assure the assessment

  • To be available from session 2013/14


National 5 key features

National 5 key features

  • Replace Standard Grade (Credit) and Intermediate 2

  • Courses are unit based

  • Graded course award based on achieving units, coursework assessment and external assessment by SQA – SQA will quality assure the assessments

  • To be available from session 2013/14


Rme curriculum area

RME Curriculum Area

  • The RME Curriculum Area has two sets of Experiences and Outcomes:

    • Religious and moral education

    • Religious education in Roman Catholic schools

  • Future courses at National 4 and 5 will build on knowledge, skills, attitudes and aptitudes established 3-15


Rme curriculum area1

RME Curriculum Area

  • Current national qualifications include:

    • Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies.

    • Religious Studies

  • The SQA team responsible for the development of RME in the senior phase is currently engaging with practitioners and other bodies on suitable qualifications at National 4 and 5.


Existing qualifications

Existing qualifications

  • Standard Grade Foundation to go

  • Access 3 and Higher to be retained as ‘points of stability’

  • Revision of existing qualifications at Access, Higher and Advanced Higher to ensure they are consistent with CfE developments and to provide good progression


Proposed implementation timetable

Proposed Implementation Timetable


Curriculum for excellence

Thank you


  • Login