Scottish Qualifications Authority acts fearlessly to keep up standards

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John Robertson
Scottish Qualifications Authority acts fearlessly to keep up standards

Not-too-relevant but fascinating US graph from http://www.gradeinflation.com/ In 2008, 25.3% of All English A-level passes received an A grade. This triggered a call for readjustment to avoid accusations of unjustifiable grade inflation. In Scotland, the then Education Secretary, Fiona Hyslop, appealed for the Scottish system not to be dragged into the annual row about exam standards in England. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2008/aug/06/alevels.schools This year, we see: ‘Attainment in Higher exams has fallen for the third year in a row, new figures have shown.…

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John Robertson
Scottish Qualifications Authority acts fearlessly to keep up standards