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Ofqual updates

Latest from Ofqual


Recent documents include:

(04/08/2020) News story External quality assurance of apprenticeships – expanded role for Ofqual confirmed

(updated 31/07/2020) Reporting malpractice allegations

(28/07/2020) Guidance Digital qualifications: evaluation progress

(updated 27/07/2020) Regulating GCSEs, AS and A levels: guide for schools and colleges 

(updated 29/06/2020) Consultation on Guidance on malpractice and maladministration  This consultation closes at 

(29/6/2020) Open consultation Consultation on new statutory guidance for Condition F1 This consultation closes at 

(10/09/2019) Ofqual response to the Report of the Independent Commission on Examination Malpractice

The Exams Office encourages centres to read the The Ofqual blog


Recent blogs include:

(10/08/2020) Looking ahead to A level results

(06/08/2020) Fairness in awarding

(05/08/2020) Awarding Vocational and Technical Qualifications in summer 2020

(29/07/2020) Feeling worried about GCSE or A level results this year?

 

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A summary of Ofqual’s work on general qualifications – sent out periodically

Qualification changes and reform

Technical qualifications within T Levels – Information on how Ofqual is regulating the technical qualification component of T Levels

Introduction of T Levels – T Levels are due to be introduced from the academic year 2020 to 2021

Functional Skills qualifications – A collection of documents showing how Ofqual is currently reforming Functional Skills qualifications

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

Supporting Exams Officers

The Exams Office again welcomed Ofqual to our Winter 2020 National Exams Officer Conferences


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

Ofqual provides a film about the role of the Exams Officer to raise awareness of the important work they do along with other exam resources, here