National 5 Portfolio Answer Strategies: Janice Smith and Roddy McPherson share a range of different acronyms that will help pupils answer a series of questions in the National 5 portfolio. The questions under the microscope are those that the SQA Course Reports commonly show as ones which candidates regularly perform poorly in. In sharing their acronyms, it will help aid your teaching, learning and moderation of assessment. Following on from this, discussions are then had around several other National 5 topics including candidate support whilst completing the portfolio.
Aaron Anderson – Head of SATPE National Qualifications Group