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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-18737: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 11 September 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish its evidence to support the claim at paragraph 36 of the report, Scottish National Standardised Assessments User Review Year 1 – Session 2017/18, that “feedback is clear that the SNSA are an improvement on the existing standardised assessments for children with additional support needs and the accessibility features are really valued by the teachers and children".

Answered by: John Swinney 19 September 2018

This is feedback from the Accessibility Advisory Group, as well as from training events with ASN staff and discussions with local authorities. The Accessibility Advisory Group contains practitioners, local authorities and organisations involved in ASN such as Call Scotland.