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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11269: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 13 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government when the Assessment and National Qualifications Group will next meet.

Answered by: John Swinney 9 October 2017

Regardless of any future changes, we remain committed to reviewing National 4 as a matter of priority. As part of this, officials will meet with members of the Assessment and National Qualifications Group on 25 October to discuss National 4.

The Education Governance: Next Steps document sets out a commitment to establish a Scottish Education Council. As part of that process, we are reviewing existing governance structures, including the Curriculum for Excellence Management Board, the Curriculum for Excellence Implementation Group and the Assessment and National Qualifications (ANQ) Group.