We are publishing examples of candidate evidence with commentaries as part of our Understanding Standards programme. These materials are for teachers and lecturers to help them develop their understanding of the standards required for assessment. As these materials become available, they are being published in the following locations:
- Available from our secure website Materials relating to Unit assessment, internally assessed components of Course assessment, and externally assessed components of Course assessment which are subject to visiting assessment. Teachers and lecturers can arrange access to these materials through their SQA Co-ordinator.
- Available from our Understanding Standards website Materials relating to externally assessed components of Course assessment, with the exception of those subject to visiting assessment.
More information on our Understanding Standards programme, can be found on our Understanding Standards page.
Verification and Course Reports
Our user-friendly, interactive National 3 Lifeskills program is compatible with the Smartboard providing the template for a structured course covering the following 3 units;
Shape, Space & Measure
Managing Money & Data
Our program comes complete with student success records for exercises, homework and assessments.
National 3 Lifeskills Breakdown...
The assessment standards for Shape, Space & Measure are differentiated into 2 packages with each package differentiated into 3 modules; bronze, silver and gold. The same approach is used for Managing Money & Data.
As Numeracy is a stand alone module, each Assessment Standard is differentiated into 3 modules; bronze, silver and gold.
Each module contains...
5 class exercises viewed on the smartboard. Students work through 10 questions on each learning outcome after exemplifcation. Answers are displayed for pupils to mark their progress at the end. Each exercise has access to an on-screen timer which can be adjusted to really test the pupils! Clicking on the medals at the top of the screen will take you to games on the internet where pupils can practice their skills in a competitive and interactive setting. Clicking on the apple takes you to a video providing an explanation, song or even rap on the skill in question.
5 worksheets to print with answers available on-screen to facilitate pupil marking.
5 printable assessments with on-screen marking schemes.
A Lifeskills Section containing "exam type" questions to prepare students for the unit assessments.
A printable certificate to be given to the pupil once they have passed the chosen module.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a quick video demonstration of our National 3 Lifeskills software...
Please download Managing Money & Data Outcome 1 Bronze Level Worksheet 1 for your inspection.
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Please download Managing Money & Data Outcome 1 Bronze Level Assessment 1 for your inspection.
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