Assessment in Scotland

Linda Harris, Hugh Gallagher, Raymond Soltysek, Jenny Allan, John Lawson

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Abstract

As the latest canon rumblings from the SATs wars drift across the border and through the volcanic ash, it may bemuse some colleagues to discover that here too, in a relatively benign assessment environment, teachers of English have the scent of battle in their nostrils. Our new curriculum framework, Curriculum for Excellence (2004), is beginning to unfold or unravel, depending on your perspective; it still promises much that is desirable, but the fact that assessment remains rather vague is seen by some as threatening a successful launch.
LanguageEnglish
Pages34-36
Number of pages3
No.11
Specialist publicationClassroom : the magazine of the National Association for the Teaching of English
Publication statusPublished - 12 Aug 2010

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  • SATS
  • curriculum
  • feedback
  • questioning

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Harris, L., Gallagher, H., Soltysek, R., Allan, J., & Lawson, J. (2010). Assessment in Scotland. Classroom : the magazine of the National Association for the Teaching of English, (11), 34-36.
Harris, Linda ; Gallagher, Hugh ; Soltysek, Raymond ; Allan, Jenny ; Lawson, John. / Assessment in Scotland. In: Classroom : the magazine of the National Association for the Teaching of English. 2010 ; No. 11. pp. 34-36.
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