The SQA Academy provides support for all those who contribute to SQA assessment whether you are SQA staff, one of the appointees who; develop, mark and verify our qualifications or a teaching professional involved in the internal assessment of SQA qualifications.
Anyone can create an account and view the open courses so here is a quick guide on how to do that "How to create an Account".
Implementing the new National Qualifications - webinars from SQA
Guidance on how to access the webinars on Implementing the new National Qualifications is available from the support area. Click here to access the Implementing the new NQs webinar support area (you can login as a guest).
2014 Marker training is now available
To access the Marker training courses simply click on the link below. If you have any problems please contact the e-marker helpline by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning 0345 213 6798.
This course is Mandatory for all SQA line managers. Line managers will have received their enrolment key by email.
All other SQA staff members, please use the enrolment key - sqastaff
SQA, working in partnership with Scotland's Colleges, developed web-based materials to support learners and to help tutors for a number of high uptake National Certificates and National Progression Awards.
Please note the 'Handbook for NQ External Verifiers' has been updated. Please ensure you review the handbook and are familiar with the verification procedures.
http://www.sqaacademy.org.uk/mod/folder/view.php?id=6574 (Section 10 and 17)
This course provides guidance on marking the external assessments for ESOL writing at Intermediate 2 and Higher. You will have the opportunity to look at marked scripts and their commentaries, and then try marking some anonymised scripts before checking with the marks actually awarded.
Select this link to access the course.
Contact the SQA Academy team on 0345 213 6936/6973 or email us at email@example.com.