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Exemplar of use 5 - University of Edinburgh

Page history last edited by Jacquie Kelly 9 years, 1 month ago


An overview of use


Exemplar  5   TRANSITION  - SQA


Institution: e-Portfolio context:  


Dates of provision: 


Reason for implementation: SQA use PebblePad to support their new Scottish Baccalaureate qualifications (See http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/34638.html) .  They were keen to see how we could build on the common e-portfolio platform to make a smooth transition for any students successfully applying to edinburgh through the baccaluareate route.

Purpose/s:  Transition to/ from the institution, 


Learning processes involved:   Information capture, Information retrieval, Planning,  Collaboration,


 Practice: Failed to develop - as yet! Our admissions team did not anticipate many applicants coming via this route.  This seemed ideal to us as a small scale trial, but I have been totally unsuccessful in arranging further discussion. Perhaps the timing is wrong - and I will try again once applications are closer to being finalised. It may still be possible to identify a small number of students entering via a baccalaureate route, and then to explore how to manage the effective and smooth transition of their portfolio from SQA to Edinburgh.


Key staff involved: Schools recruitment office, SQA, IS eportfolio team


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