National Qualifications
 

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​We hope the following list will explain some of the abbreviations and acronyms you will encounter in the field of National Qualifications. Please let us know if there are any others you would like us to include.

Acronyms associated with National Qualifications
AcronymDescription
AHAdvanced Higher
ASNAdditional Support Needs
CESCentre for Educational Sociology
http://www.ed.ac.uk/ces
CETISCentre for Educational Technology Interoperability Standards
http://www.cetis.ac.uk
CPDContinuing Professional Development
DfEDepartment for Education
http://www.education.gov.uk/
DtSDetermined to Succeed
http://www.determinedtosucceed.co.uk
FEFurther Education
FENTOFurther Education National Training Organisation
http://www.cedefop.europa.eu/EN/Files/2151-att1-1-London_-_Windmill.PDF
FTTFashion and Textile Technology
HHigher
HEHigher Education
HFTHealth and Food Technology
HGIOS

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​ICT​Information and Communications Technology
​Int 1​Intermediate 1
​Int 2​Intermediate 2
​JISC​Joint Information Systems Committee
http://www.jisc.ac.uk
​NAB​National Assessment Bank
​NC​National Certificate
​NLN​National Learning Network
​NPs​National Priorities
​NQ​National Qualifications
​NQCS​National Qualifications Curriculum Support
​PBNCs​Project Based National Courses
​PSD​Personal and Social Development
​PSE​Personal and Social Education
​RMPS​Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies
​SCHOLAR​Scottish Common and Higher Open Learning and Access Resources
http://scholar.hw.ac.uk
​SCQF​Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
http://www.scqf.org.uk
​SCRAN​Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
http://www.scran.ac.uk
​SCRE​Scottish Council for Research in Education
http://www.scre.ac.uk
​SCROLLA​Scottish Centre for Research into Online Learning and Assessment
http://www.scrolla.ac.uk
​SENSpecial Educational Needs​
​SG​Standard Grade
​SGA​Scottish Group Award
​SQA​Scottish Qualifications Authority
http://www.sqa.org.uk
​SSERC​Scottish Schools Equipment Research Council
http://www.sserc.org.uk
​SVQ​Scottish Vocational Qualification
​VLE​Virtual Learning Environment

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