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appointees
Appointees

We would like to express our gratitude to colleagues from the teaching profession, employed by SQA as Appointees, who perform essential duties in a variety of roles. The feedback from both new and experienced team members is that they find being involved very rewarding in terms of their personal development.

We are currently looking for applications from suitably qualified teachers to become Visiting Assessors for Creative Cake Production and Markers in all areas, please apply via the Appointee section on SQA’s website.

course awards 2010
Course Awards 2010

British Nutrition Foundation

Home Economics Standard Grade

Advanced Higher Health and Food Technology

Quality Meat Scotland

Hospitality Practical Cookery Intermediate 2

appeals
Appeals

Purpose of Appeals

To review alternative evidence and examination scripts for candidates who, for some reason, did not perform as well as their centre expected on the day of the examination and make a judgement as to whether the evidence submitted by the centre is persuasive enough to overturn the original award.

To consider late Absentee cases.

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Appeals

Stage 1

20 Aug Stage 1 Appeals evidence submission deadline

01 to 15 Sept Stage 1a Appeals events

20 Sept Urgent Appeals results issued

24 Sept Stage 1 Appeals results issued

25 to 26 Sept Stage 1b (Late) Appeals events

Stage 2

10 Sept Stage 2 Appeals evidence submission deadline

02 to 20 Oct Stage 2a Appeals events

05 to 07 Nov Stage 2b (Late) Appeals events

05 Nov Stage 2 Appeals results issued

  • Please ensure that you refer to the ‘Estimates, Absentees and Assessment Appeals’ information which can be found on our website www.sqa.org.uk/appeals.
  • Appeals helpdesk — 0131 271 6750 appeals@sqa.org.uk.
today s update
Today’s update
  • IARs and EARs
  • Project briefs
  • Verification
  • On-going work
  • CPD opportunities
  • Curriculum for Excellence
  • REHIS
  • SFDF
iars and ears
IARs and EARs
  • IAR — Internal Assessment Report
  • EAR — External Assessment Report

These reports are produced annually by Senior Appointees and contain information that can be used to develop your teaching and enhance your candidates experience/opportunities.

To access them, visit the subject webpage.

home economics intermediate1 2 and higher project briefs
Home Economics Intermediate1, 2 and Higher project briefs

The briefs will be published on SQA’s website in the Home Economics section on 30 September.

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2010 visits

Standard Grade 19 Centres

Int 1 HE 12

Practical Cookery 80

Skills for Work11

2011 dates

Standard Grade January to March

Int 1 HE February to March

Practical Cookery March to May

Skills for Work December 2010 onwards

Verification

on going work
On-going work

We are working with subject specialists to revise a number of Hospitality NABs.

Hospitality Practical Cookery Int 2 planning booklet exemplar will be posted on SQA’s website and on the Understanding Standards Website.

Creative Cake gallery of candidates’ work: http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/38226.html#

Homecoming Scotland Cake

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A new NPA in Bakery at SCQF level 4 has been designed to equip candidates with the skills required for success in current and future employment within the bakery industry or for progression to further academic qualifications.

The NPA is aimed at candidates without prior bakery experience, but who have an interest in a career in the industry.

The NPA Units are also available as optional Units within the National Certificate in Hospitality at SCQF level 4.

cpd opportunities
CPD opportunities

Home Economics Higher Understanding Standards

Home Economics Understanding Standards - Textiles

Hospitality Skills Training days

Hospitality Skills for Work Support Network

Please use the information that will be sent out to request a place that is relevant to your needs.

home economics higher understanding standards
Home Economics Higher Understanding Standards

Date — November 2010

Venue — Stirling Management Centre

Focus — Question Paper

home economics understanding standards
Home Economics Understanding Standards

Date — tbc

Venue — tbc

Focus — Textiles

…your thoughts on content?

hospitality skills training days
Hospitality Skills Training Days

Date — Early 2011

Venues — Glasgow Metropolitan

Perth College

Focus — Practical work

Please note:

These events are aimed at new/inexperienced teachers/practitioners.

hospitality skills for work support network
Hospitality Skills for Work Support Network

Date — Early 2011

Venue — Adam Smith College

Focus — Approval

Verification

Successful candidates case studies

Demonstration of best practice

Industry perspective

quality assurance process
Quality Assurance Process

Review of Courses Co-Ordination Group

Curriculum Area

Review Group

Curriculum Area

Review Group

QDT

QDT

QDT

QDT

QDT

QDT

QDT

SWG

SWG

SWG

SWG

SWG

SWG

SWG

qualification development
Qualification Development

SQA need to develop qualifications which...

reflect the values and principles of CfE

provide opportunities for progression with an emphasis on skills

support, motivate and challenge learners

are inclusive, coherent and easy to understand

continue to maintain high standards

are valued and credible

are flexible

implications
Implications

fewer and broader outcomes

more room for professional judgment – what is assessed and how

fitness for purpose assessment- exams, projects, performances, practical tasks, case studies, portfolios

National Assessment Resource

Quality Assurance

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Home Economics and Hospitality qualifications - Bold text denotes new Courses — all titles are working titles only and may change

development model
Development Model

Curricular Area

Suites of Courses

Course

Units

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2010/11 new curriculum
  • 2012 publication of new qualifications levels 1 to 6
  • 2013 publication of new qualifications levels 7

last Standard Grades and current Access 2/3

  • 2014 first new qualifications levels 2 to 5; existing National Courses for S5 and S6
  • 2015 first new qualifications level 6; existing National Courses for S6
  • 2016 first new qualifications level 7
further information
Further Information

Curriculum for Excellence

http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/34714.html

Progress Reports

http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/42233.2636.html

Overview of Qualifications

http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/42464.2792.html

Design Principles

http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/42135.html

Subject Working Groups

http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/34644.html

Email alerts

http://www.sqa.org.uk/myalerts

qualifications development managers
Qualifications Development Managers
  • Marie Morrison - Health and Wellbeingmarie.morrison@sqa.org.ukTel: 0845 213 5352
  • John Dorgan – Social Studies

john.dorgan@sqa.org.uk

Tel: 0845 213 5244

the royal environmental health institute of scotland www rehis org uk
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland — www.rehis.org.uk

Funding is available from the Food Standards Agency to undertake the Elementary Food Hygiene certificate - registered Centres should receive an email instructing them on how to apply.

If you are not registered/would like to apply, please contact either:

Jillian.gay@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk

Fiona.young@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk

scottish food and drink federation
Scottish Food and Drink Federation
  • Do you have a partnership with a company involved in the Food Industry? If so, please contact:

Flora McLean

Director, Scottish Food and Drink Federation

flora.mclean@sfdf.org.uk

contact details
Contact details

Graeme Findlay — Qualifications Manager

0845 213 5492

graeme.findlay@sqa.org.uk

Romana Howells —Qualifications Officer, Home Economics

0845 213 5480

romana.howells@sqa.org.uk

Clare West — Qualifications Officer, Hospitality

0845 213 5489

clare.west@sqa.org.uk