Exams Training (in conjunction with The Exams Office and Pearson) stage an annual two-day International Exams Officer Conference.

In November 2019, the International Exams Officer Conference will be held at the prestigious JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai.



Exams Training, in association with The Exams Office and Pearson, will be hosting a 2-day exams conference during November 2019…with FREE invigilator training for Dubai-based Exams Officers. Below are further details.


Dates: To be confirmed


Location: Dubai


Venue: JW Marriott Marquis Hotel


Cost: £595 per delegate – this includes free access to The Exams Office website to 30 July 2020 (from the point of payment of invoice)

An additional delegate from your centre may attend for an additional £200.


All delegates will receive a free copy of the 2019/2020 JCQ Instructions for conducting examinations booklet

International Exams Officer Conference 2018

Date and Venue

Location and Venue Dates Venue Address Status
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel – Dubai To be confirmed Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates BOOKINGS TO BE TAKEN FROM LATE JANUARY 2019

Delegates, and their invigilators, can also attend (free of charge) an invigilator training session – date to be confirmed

Please register your interest via the booking form

Content – Day 1

(subject to change)


Understanding Pearson and AQA exam changes for the 2019/2020 academic year

A comprehensive review of the exam changes relating to AQA and Pearson qualifications for the new academic year. Our team of exams experts will help delegates interpret the changes and the impact upon their centre.

Delegates will also have an opportunity to discuss the changes with fellow delegates and consider how to implement these within their centre.



The Exams Office’s online tools and modules

A guide to using The Exams Office’s online tools and modules including our:

  • Invigilator training and assessment modules
  • New Exams Officer Induction module
  • Senior Leaders’/Line Manager training and assessment module
  • Exam Year Review module
  • Exam Policy Generator


Understanding Cambridge International exam changes for the 2019/20 academic year

A brief guide to the major regulation changes relating to Cambridge Assessment International Education (previously Cambridge International Examinations) examinations.

Content – Day 2

(subject to change)



Delegates can select to attend any two of the following workshops:

  • Workshops to be confirmed


New Exams Officer training – Planning for the 2019/2020 academic year

A session which helps new Exams Officers (or those requiring a ‘refresher’ course) to plan for the academic year, and address some of the key exam areas, including:

  • The ‘Exams Cycle’
  • Building an exams plan
  • Storing confidential exam materials
  • Planning for access arrangements
  • Key tasks to undertake during the ‘Pre-Exams’ period

Free invigilator training

Exams Officers located in Dubai will be able to send invigilators to a free half-day certificated invigilator training session to be held in Dubai on a date to be confirmed. Exams Officers attending the conference but who are not from Dubai may also attend this training to utilise this with their invigilators upon returning to their centre.

Please indicate on the booking form whether you would like further details following your booking confirmation.

Details of exhibitors attending the conference – to be confirmed