This space on the site will be where we gather facts about examination and certification systems, including:
- The status quo in Scotland: easily accessible information for both educators and non-specialist readers about what’s currently in National and Higher examinations offered by SQA
- Alternative examination systems from around the world
- Historical approaches to examination and certification in Scotland: what did we do in the past? how did the past shape our present approach to examination and certification?
- Research on examination and certification: what works? what effects do different systems have on young people and their prospects in life?