LSG: Hayward review of qualifications and assessment

The Learned Societies’ Group on Scottish STEM Education (LSG) welcomed the announcement of an independent review into qualifications and assessment by Professor Louise Hayward to complement and inform the other strands of education reform currently taking place, including the national discussion on education. It is important that the qualifications and assessment system keeps pace with these simultaneous reforms to ensure that changes are being implemented holistically and in an integrated fashion. Irrespective of the form it takes, the qualifications and assessment system should be fit-for-purpose and reflective of the modern context to ensure learners can fairly demonstrate their attainment and readily apply this achievement to a variety of progression pathways and destinations.

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