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29th November 2013 at 00:00

ADES (Association of Directors of Education in Scotland) clear that learners should move from National 5 to new Highers in all but exceptional circumstances.

@brucerobertson7

Why Bruce? Many departments not ready. Support is paltry and risible.

@mrdissent

With constant new initiatives, where is there time for meaningful reflection?

@AliceClubb

I wouldn't classify the new Highers as an "initiative". It is the continuation of the curriculum development process.

@fkelly

About time ADES got themselves back into the classroom and saw how the land lies then!

@iainmcr2

The new Higher clearly articulates from National 3-5. The only sensible choice is Curriculum for Excellence Higher.

@colinmackay1974

What articulation? The only connection is excessive assessment and lack of clear information.

@PhysicsNick

Hierarchical units, learning outcomes and assessment standards that build up the levels ...

@colinmackay1974.

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