§ Mr. Beggs
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many students in each of the last three years in Scotland were dissatisfied with the higher grades allocated to them and asked for for their papers to be remarked; and in how many cases original marks were(a) upgraded, (b) downgraded and (c) unchanged.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
The conditions for the award of the Scottish certificate of education do not include specific provisions for the remarking of candidates' scripts after the issue of results. Presenting centres are however able to appeal on behalf of candidates for reconsideration of an award at higher grade at band "C" or above on the basis of attainment other than that produced in the Scottish Examination Board's set examination. The table sets out information in relation to
Estimated annual cost per student Course 1990–91 £ 1991–92 £ 1992–93 £ 1993–94 £ PGCE Primary (one year postgraduate course) 7,110 7,220 Not available 7,200 PGCE Secondary (one year postgraduate course) 7,690 7,290 Not available 7,200 BEd Primary (4 year course) 6,680 6,570 Not available 6,760 BEd Secondary (4 year course) 7,850 6,620 Not available 7,450