Statistics


Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and by extension SQA Accreditation is an official statistics producer as named in Official Statistics Amendment (Scotland) Order 2019. Our Statement of Voluntary Compliance can be viewed here. Our Chief Statistician is the Information and Research Manager (IRM), their contact details can be found here.

Below is the SQA Accreditation publication schedule for financial year 2020-21. A pdf version of the schedule can be found here. For more information on our data collection procedures please view our methodology document or contact us at info.accreditation@sqa.org.uk. Information about Ad hoc reports can be found here and current research projects along with weekly, monthly, and annual reports can be found here.

Last updated 21/04/21

 
  2021 Publication Schedule  
Publication Title Release Date Notes
Weekly Report    
ACG Decision List 4.2, 11.2, 18.2 etc. Weekly on Thursday after Wednesdays Meeting
     
Monthly Reports    
Listing Report 21.1, 19.2, 19.3, 15.4, 20.5, 17.6, 15.7, 19.8, 16.9, 21.10, 18.11, 16.12 Third Thursday of each month
Lapsing Report Same as Listing report Third Thursday of each month
     
Quarterly Reports    
Quarterly Statistics Report 12.2 13.5 12.8 18.11 Second Thursday of February, May, August, and November
     
Annual Reports    
Uptake/Annual Statistics Report 27.5* Fourth Thursday of May
Annual Review 26.8  
     
Ad Hoc Reports    
Awarding Body Audit Reports Published after the completed action plan has been approved and signed. Publication depends on when the report is submitted to ACG
Provider Monitoring Reports Published after the completed action plan has been approved and signed.  Publication depends on when the report is submitted to ACG

*Originally this was scheduled for 13.5, the second Thursday of May. However, this was an unnecessarily tight time frame.