Assessment Arrangements for D/deaf learners and learners with visual impairment

with SQA

Presented on Wednesday, 22nd November 2023


SQA staff provided updates on National Qualifications, Adapted Question Papers and the Short Life Working Group (SLWG) for deaf learners.

There was an opportunity to ask questions, participants were encouraged to submit any specific issues/questions in advance.


  • 10.30 am - 12 noon: Information for all
  • 12.10 pm - 1.10 pm: Information specifically relating to Learners with VI
  • 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm: Information specifically relating to D/deaf learners

Target Audience

Of particular interest to Teachers of D/deaf learners and (Qualified) Teachers of Visual Impairment and Support for Learning Teachers, who support candidates in SQA Assessments and Exams.


Annette Foulcer, Research & Policy Officer, Policy, Analysis and Standards Directorate, Scottish Qualifications Authority