Over 10% of candidates sitting formal examinations in Scotland require some sort of support. In thousands of assessments, a practitioner reads the questions to the candidate and scribes their dictated answers. In 2008, the Scottish Qualifications Authority introduced digital question papers that can be read using text-to-speech software, with answer boxes for candidates to type responses. These have proved very successful and over half the schools in Scotland now use the papers. How do candidates, schools and the examination board benefit from these digital question papers?
|Place of Publication||Paris|
|Publisher||Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - May 2016|