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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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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