Modern Studies exam reprinted due to diagram error

An examination paper for Scottish secondary pupils is being re-issued after a mistake was noticed.

The Nationwide 5 Fashionable Research examination will happen on Friday afternoon.

The Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) stated the paper has been reprinted due to a typographical error.

The exams physique stated there was no suggestion of a safety breach. A spokesman added that it had procedures in place to take care of conditions like this.

The printing mistake within the unique paper was in a diagram, not a query.

The SQA stated it acted rapidly after the error was noticed.

The reprinted paper – with the proper textual content within the diagram however in any other case similar – might be issued to examination centres throughout Scotland.

Final 12 months the Higher English paper was replaced amid fears of a safety breach.

The SQA additionally confronted criticism over mistakes in the National 5 computing paper.

Earlier this month, the SQA introduced that teachers would not have access to exam papers until the day after each test takes place.

It stated the change was to be able to enhance safety and confidentiality. The biggest lecturers’ union, the EIS, has condemned the transfer.

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