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software quality assurance

The process of verification and validation of software. It strives to prove that there are problems and thereby allows those problems to be solved before a system goes into production. At each stage of the software development life cycle (SDLC), the cost of errors escalates approximately tenfold. See system development life cycle.
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"The SQA Advanced Diplomas are suitable for school leavers, adult returners to education, those in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects and people who wish to start their own business."
Jason Best, Accountable Officer for FAA added: "FAA provide a simple approach to regulating SQA Accreditation's regulated qualifications and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation in response to market demand.
"SQA's support will help us to raise awareness about mental health, and provide support to those in need in the local community and beyond."
They were also asked for their feedback on the SQA website.
"They, together with pupils from S4, S5 and S6, have helped the school to achieve a very strong set of SQA results and, in so doing, have done themselves, their families and the school proud."
Rob Bennett, national manager for UK & Ireland, said: "The SQA Star Awards provide a fantastic opportunity to recognise outstanding work of our centres."
The QET and the Labour Fund (Tamkeen) on the one side and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on the other side signed a contract under which SQA provides technical assistance for the preparatory phase of the National Qualifications Frame plus required processes to ensure smooth implementation of its phases.
During his work with the SQA, Mr Cook travelled to Beirut in Lebanon, Djakarta in Indonesia, Cairo in Egypt and was on a business trip to Saudi Arabia when unrest broke out in Bahrain, where he said he was required to help with the evacuation of employees.
The Scottish Government also voiced concern at the time over state violence by Bahrain but it has now emerged that ministers were unaware the controversial SQA contract had been signed by a public body it funds when it met representatives of a Bahrain pro-democracy movement.