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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-18734: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 11 September 2018



To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reported concerns that the assessment were administered using varying equipment and with different levels of classroom support, whether it plans to use the data gathered by the Scottish National Standardised Assessments to compare schools.

Answered by: John Swinney 19 September 2018

The Scottish Government has made clear that it will not gather or publish any data from the Scottish National Standardised Assessments in order to compare schools. School level Achievement of CfE Level results, based on teachers’ professional judgement, are published along with other school level data.