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Friday, 17 February 2006

Qualification Design Team for NC Review meets

The Qualification Design Team (QDT) responsible for the review of NC Computing met for the first time this afternoon.

The QDT has a wide ranging remit and will play an important role in shaping the new award(s). Members have been selected from a number of Scottish FE colleges (such as Telford College and Cumbernauld College) and include classroom practitioners with experience of delivering NC awards.

It was a good meeting with interesting debates about the role of core skills, vocational skills and assessment within NC programmes. I was particularly pleased that everyone agreed to try to be as innovative as possible when creating the new qualifications.

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