LABELS ARE FOR JARS

Jars┬áRecently, two SQA representatives visited Preston Lodge to clarify Alternative Assessment Arrangements. They discussed possible ‘adjustments or changes to published assessment arrangements for exams for candidates identified as having disabilities or additional support needs’.

The overarching message relating to a Scottish audience is that there is no need for a label – of dyslexia for example – to be assigned to an individual student in order for her or him to be entitled to alternative arrangements during their exams. Continue reading