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EIS request for information to use in negotiations

Discussion in 'Scotland - education news' started by heldon, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. heldon

    heldon Occasional commenter

    See the link below from the EIS looking for information to use in their negotiations with SG.
    I personally want rid of these units- there is no need for them

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  2. heldon

    heldon Occasional commenter

    Please pass this on to his members in your school.
  3. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    I am depressed that they have given "close reading" as an example of duplication at Nat 5 and Higher. There is a duplication of a reading test but one is close reading and the other textual analysis - a "duplication" that existed in the old Higher and Ints. It's not a strong position to argue from.
  4. halfajack

    halfajack Occasional commenter

    I think that depends on what assessment package you use whether it seems more like close reading or TA. I agree with their example and have replicated it on my response. For the RUAES unit assessment, I've known schools to get away with using the Paper 1 'prelim' with questions on audience and purpose tagged on the end. The criteria listed for the outcomes could apply to close reading of non-fiction or textual analysis or poetry/fiction/drama equally.
  5. brothermunro

    brothermunro Occasional commenter

    Thanks for posting that holdingon, I would crack open a bottle of the good stuff if they dumped UASPs in my subject (and it is ALL 'duplicated' in the exam)
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  6. bigjimmy2

    bigjimmy2 Lead commenter

    Yes, it is all duplicated in the exam.

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