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A summary of Ofqual’s work on general qualifications – sent out at least once a term

Specifically written for exams officers and other interested staff members in schools and colleges (the Exam matters newsletter will supersede 9 to 1 news next year when the vast majority of 9 to 1 reforms will be through)

Qualifications reform – Ofqual communications


AS and A level changes and reforms

GCSE changes and reforms    Get the facts: GCSE reforms 

Qualifications reform: resources for teachers

Ofqual postcards: GCSE, AS and A level reforms, with an emphasis on current reforms to qualifications in England 

Videos about GCSE 9–1 grading 


Regulating GCSEs, AS and A levels: guide for schools and colleges

explains how Ofqual regulates exam boards that provide GCSEs, AS and A levels, what schools and colleges can expect from ​exam boards and what exam boards, in turn, expect from schools and colleges

The Exams Office has been working closely with Ofqual over recent years and welcomes Ofqual’s attempt to raise the profile of exams officers, and increase awareness of exams regulations and requirements

To further develop our positive collaborative working relationship, we will be further meeting with Ofqual and would like to thank Richard Garrett, Director of Policy & Strategic Relationships for General Qualifications, for attending our Summer 2018 conference as a keynote speaker

(09/10/2018) Webinar for Exams Officers (Held on Tuesday 13 November) A recording and transcript will be made available shortly after the event

Exams officers are an integral part of centre staff. They manage the largest budgets and teams of staff in most schools and colleges and are highly accountable both internally and externally for the smooth running of exams. Of course their deputies, assistants and invigilators also contribute hugely to this success.

With this webinar, Ofqual aims to lend its overarching perspective to EOs and other interested staff, particularly in relation to GCSEs, AS and A levels…

(20/09/2018) Supporting Exams Officers (Survey closed on 17 October)

Ofqual wanted to hear the views and experiences of Exams Officers to find ways to help support them better The survey closed on 17 October and this page will be updated in due course

Ofqual updates

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