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Education and Skills Committee

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Education and Skills Committee

September 19, 2018 10:00


1. Declaration of Interests: Clare Adamson, Alasdair Allan, Jenny Gilruth and Rona Mackay will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Choice of Convener: The Committee will choose a Convener.

3. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take agenda item 5 in private. The Committee will also decide whether to take the consideration of its work programme at its next meeting in private.

4. 2018 Exam Diet- curriculum and attainment trends: The Committee will take evidence from—
Dr Alan Britton, Senior Lecturer in Education, and Professor Louise Hayward, Professor of Curriculum Assessment and Pedagogy, University of Glasgow;
Professor Jim Scott, School of Education and Social Work, University of Dundee;
Dr Marina Shapira, Lecturer in Quantitative Methods, University of Stirling;
Dr Janet Brown, Chief Executive, and Alistair Wylie, Head of Technology, Engineering and Construction Qualifications, Scottish Qualifications Authority.

5. Review of evidence: The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier.