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Supporting Exams Officers

The Exams Office welcomed Ofqual to our Winter 2020 conferences to present A review of the summer 2019 exam series

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


The Exams Office encourages centres to read the The Ofqual blog


Recent blogs include:

(28/02/2020) Leaving their mark – a look at GCSE, AS and A level examiners

(21/02/2020) Ten things you need to know about the National Reference Test

(14/02/2020) Tackling test anxiety – some practical tips


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

(28/03/2019) Issue 17 – March 2019 Helping to run a successful summer series

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

Ofqual updates

Latest from Ofqual

Recent updates include:

(20/03/2020) Consultation on Guidance on malpractice and maladministration  This consultation closes at 

(20/02/2020) Consultation on new statutory guidance for Condition F1 (An Ofqual consultation on new statutory guidance related to the publication of fee information by awarding organisations) This consultation closes at 

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

Qualifications reform – Ofqual communications

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