The Exams Office (TEO) is supporting exams officers and their centres by providing a central point of reference on this page to:

  • links to relevant information and updates as these are published by key stakeholders on the arrangements for exams and assessments
  • links to the latest updates from TEO
  • links to access individual key stakeholder websites, information and guidance

This is a central point of reference for key/selected information and it is the responsibility of centres to consult stakeholder websites and any direct communications to ensure that they are in receipt of the latest information around processes and arrangements

The Exams Office also provides a regular video update summarising key information and updates from key stakeholders on the latest arrangements for exams and assessments

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INFORMATION AND UPDATES FROM KEY STAKEHOLDERS

Latest information and updates include:

(22/10/2021)

OCR issues weekly roundup

Update for Cambridge schools – 22 October 2021

Latest information and updates will not include any direct communications between key stakeholders and centres which are not in the public domain. Centres should always refer to direct communications and relevant email updates to confirm the latest processes/arrangements.

→ See earlier updates (20 March 2020-22 October 2021)

Latest information and updates from TEO includes:

(25/10/2021) 

The Exams Office – update for week ending 22 October sent to your inbox today

→ See earlier UPDATES

Ofqual

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Ofqual: rolling update (updated 18/09/2021)

Collection GCSE, AS and A level qualifications in 2022Publications relating to the awarding of GCSE, AS and A level qualifications in the academic year 2021 to 2022 (updated 08/10/2021)

(30/09/2021) Ofqual and DfE closed consultation – Contingency arrangements: GCSE, AS, A level, Project and AEA

(30/09/2021) Consultation outcome – Proposed changes to the assessment of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2022

(16/06/2021) Arrangements for non-exam assessment for qualifications in 2022

Collection Vocational, technical and other general qualifications in 2022Publications relating to the awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications in the academic year 2021 to 2022 (updated 13/10/2021)

(06/08/2021) Consultation decisions: Arrangements for the assessment and awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications: 2021 to 2022


Regulation during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

General Qualifications Alternative Awarding Framework – Regulatory requirements for awarding organisations offering specific general qualifications in 2021 (updated 29/07/2021)

Vocational and technical qualifications contingency regulatory framework – Regulatory requirements for awarding organisations offering vocational and technical qualifications (updated 06/08/2021)


Policy papers and consultations

Closed consultation and feedback is being analysed:


The Ofqual Blog – view the latests blogs

DfE

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See the latest documents from the Department for Education


Guidance

Awarding qualifications in summer 2022 (30/09/2021)

Private candidate support grant: information for centres (updated 09/08/2021)


Collection Guidance for schools: coronavirus (COVID-19) What school leaders, teachers and school staff need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Collection Further and higher education: coronavirus (COVID-19) What colleges and universities and other providers need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak


Policy papers and consultations


Education in the media blog – view the latest blogs

BBC News

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