Highers and higher education by Andrew McPherson

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Published by Association of University Teachers (Scotland) in Edinburgh .

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StatementAndrew McPherson, David Raffe, Chris Robertson.
ContributionsRaffe, David., Robertson, Chris., Association of University Teachers (Scotland)
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Open LibraryOL13939139M

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In the Scottish secondary education system, the Higher (Scottish Gaelic: Àrd Ìre) is one of the national school-leaving certificate exams and university entrance qualifications of the Scottish Qualifications Certificate (SQC) offered by the Scottish Qualifications superseded the old Higher Grade on the Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE).Offered: To Year 9 Fifth and sixth year of Scottish schooling.

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Highers are national school-leaving certificate exams and university entrance qualifications taken by 16 to 18 year olds in Scotland.

All Higher subjects. Business management. Computing Science. Highers and Advanced Highers are the Scottish equivalents of A-Levels. Highers are considered the same as AS levels, Advanced Highers are considered slightly harder than A2 Levels.

Highers are usually sat in the 5th year of secondary school (Year 12 in England) and Advanced Highers in their final year, 6th year (Year 13 in England).The requirement for entry into most Scottish universities are. Highers have a long history of facilitating entry to higher education and also of providing access to employment, further education and training.

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For some Highers, a minimum entry requirement is a National 4 or National 5 in a related subject. When can I study. Glasgow Clyde College offers courses in a selection of Higher and National 4 or National 5 subjects.

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Odd-numbered units are based on listening (lecture/seminar extracts). Even-numbered units are based on reading. Highers are primarily assessed by exams, but may also include coursework.

In Year 6, they can take more Highers, or even ‘Advanced Highers’. Ages 17+ Depending on their level of education, students can then choose to go to university – often after Year 5 of secondary school.

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‘The school is one of the 10% in Scotland which offer English A levels rather than Highers and there is a growing interest in this option.’ ‘The old O-grade exam was seen as being too academic and of little relevance, unless the student planned to continue with Highers and then university education.’.

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