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".
Work has been going on to reorganise the courses and reduce the number of "Categories". To find the course you are looking for choose the category on the left which best describes your role in relation to SQA.
Select this link to download the guide for Nominees (Verification Guide)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.