How do you teach students to distinguish between how well they are doing and what they are doing?
There has recently been a large scale focus in Scotland, backed by a political priority, to raise school attainment and work towards closing the gap between richer and poorer young people in education.
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This week, thousands of young, eager minds filled with a cocktail of nerves, excitement and (sometimes) dread will be opening texts, emails, letters or even listening over the phone for their SQA results. The “point” of assessment and exams has been a source of debate for years, so what are the reasons for exams within our curriculum, can they be adapted to help foster character education, or is it all one big “F”?