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Guidance: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

Guidance: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

The status of apprenticeship end-point assessments (EPAs) where Ofqual has been asked to provide external quality assurance.

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Transparency data: Ofqual spend data over £25k

Transparency data: Ofqual spend data over £25k

Details of spending over £25k since 1 April 2012

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Transparency data: Ofqual government procurement card data

Transparency data: Ofqual government procurement card data

Data on government procurement card (GPC) spend over £500 for Ofqual.

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Regulation: Extraordinary regulatory framework: VTQ, Covid 19 Conditions and Requirements

Regulation: Extraordinary regulatory framework: VTQ, Covid 19 Conditions and Requirements

This document sets out our regulatory requirements for awarding organisations offering vocational and technical qualifications during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Consultation outcome: Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020

Consultation outcome: Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020

Consultation on grading specified general qualifications in 2020: GCSEs, AS, A levels, Extended Project Qualifications and Advanced Extension Award.

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Open consultation: Consultation on an additional GCSE, AS and A level exam series in autumn 2020

Open consultation: Consultation on an additional GCSE, AS and A level exam series in autumn 2020

Proposals for an additional exam series in autumn 2020 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Detailed guide: Understand our rules

Detailed guide: Understand our rules

Find out about Ofqual's rules for the qualifications and assessments we regulate

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Ofqual GCSE and A level consultation outcomes and autumn exam series proposals

Ofqual GCSE and A level consultation outcomes and autumn exam series proposals

Our decisions following consultation on the exceptional arrangements for awarding calculated grades in GCSEs, AS and A levels this summer; and proposals for an autumn exam series.

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Section A   Governance

Section A Governance

Rules about governance of awarding organisations, including management of conflicts of interest, risks, incidents and malpractice

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Ofqual Handbook: General Conditions of Recognition

Ofqual Handbook: General Conditions of Recognition

Rules and guidance for all awarding organisations and all regulated qualifications

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Section H   From marking to issuing results

Section H From marking to issuing results

Rules about marking, Centre Assessments Standards Scrutiny (including Moderation), setting specified levels of attainment and results

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Regulation: Criteria for Recognition

Regulation: Criteria for Recognition

Criteria for assessing applications to be recognised by Ofqual to develop or award regulated qualifications.

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Consultation outcome: Legal establishment and location of awarding organisations

Consultation outcome: Legal establishment and location of awarding organisations

Consultation on the legal establishment and location of awarding organisations regulated by Ofqual.

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Detailed guide: Apply to have your qualifications regulated

Detailed guide: Apply to have your qualifications regulated

Who and what Ofqual regulates, how to apply to be regulated and what happens when you want to stop being regulated.

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Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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IFA surrenders Ofqual recognition

IFA surrenders Ofqual recognition

The Institute of Financial Accountants is no longer an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation.

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IFA surrenders Ofqual recognition

IFA surrenders Ofqual recognition

The Institute of Financial Accountants is no longer an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation.

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Industry Qualifications surrender Ofqual recognition

Industry Qualifications surrender Ofqual recognition

Industry Qualifications is no longer an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation.

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Guidance: Submitting data to Ofqual

Guidance: Submitting data to Ofqual

Guidance on formats and timings for submitting data to Ofqual.

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Guidance: Types of regulated qualifications

Guidance: Types of regulated qualifications

The types (or descriptions) of regulated qualifications that you can apply to develop, deliver and award.

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Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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Ofqual publishes initial decisions on GCSE and A level grading proposals for 2020

Ofqual publishes initial decisions on GCSE and A level grading proposals for 2020

Consultation decisions on who should receive a calculated grade for GCSEs, AS and A levels.

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Guidance: Digital qualifications: evaluation progress

Guidance: Digital qualifications: evaluation progress

Progress of Essential Digital Skills Qualifications and Digital Functional Skills Qualifications through Ofqual's technical evaluation process.

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Transparency data: Ofqual government procurement card data

Transparency data: Ofqual government procurement card data

Data on government procurement card (GPC) spend over £500 for Ofqual.

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Transparency data: Ofqual spend data over £25k

Transparency data: Ofqual spend data over £25k

Details of spending over £25k since 1 April 2012

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Transparency data: Awarding organisations: scope of recognition

Transparency data: Awarding organisations: scope of recognition

A table of the types of qualifications organisations can offer under their Ofqual recognition.

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Guidance: Submitting data to Ofqual

Guidance: Submitting data to Ofqual

Guidance on formats and timings for submitting data to Ofqual.

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Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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A statement on our updated guidance for private candidates

A statement on our updated guidance for private candidates

Further guidance issued for Heads of Centre on making assessment judgements about private candidates.

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Corporate report: Ofqual's Regulatory Burden Statement

Corporate report: Ofqual's Regulatory Burden Statement

Statements that fulfil our requirement under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009.

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Open consultation: Consultation on Guidance on malpractice and maladministration

Open consultation: Consultation on Guidance on malpractice and maladministration

Replacing our statutory guidance on malpractice and maladministration.

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Detailed guide: Apply to be an external expert with Ofqual

Detailed guide: Apply to be an external expert with Ofqual

Find out what the role of an external expert involves and how to apply, and current experts can find information on renewing their contracts.

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Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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Correspondence: Response to 9 April direction from Secretary of State for Education

Correspondence: Response to 9 April direction from Secretary of State for Education

Response from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual, to the Direction from the Secretary of State for Education, about vocational and technical qualifications, and other general qualifications, in 2020.

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Open consultation: Exceptional arrangements for assessment and grading in 2020

Open consultation: Exceptional arrangements for assessment and grading in 2020

Consultation on the assessment and grading of vocational, technical and other general qualifications.

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Ofqual consultation on awarding vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2020

Ofqual consultation on awarding vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2020

We’re seeking views on the exceptional arrangements we have set out for awarding vocational and technical qualifications, and general qualifications (other than GCSEs, AS and A levels).

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Transparency data: Ofqual prompt payment data

Transparency data: Ofqual prompt payment data

Information on how quickly Ofqual pays its invoices.

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Guidance: GCSEs, AS and A level awarding: summer 2020

Guidance: GCSEs, AS and A level awarding: summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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Corporate information: Ofqual – Statistics at Ofqual

Corporate information: Ofqual – Statistics at Ofqual

We publish official statistical reports and data sets, covering regulated qualifications, to help you understand the qualifications and exams system.

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Detailed guide: Apply to be an external expert with Ofqual

Detailed guide: Apply to be an external expert with Ofqual

Find out what the role of an external expert involves and how to apply, and current experts can find information on renewing their contracts.

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Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Guidance: Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

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Ofqual seeks views on GCSE and A level grading proposals for 2020

Ofqual seeks views on GCSE and A level grading proposals for 2020

Consultation published on exceptional arrangements for awarding GCSEs, AS, A levels, Extended Project Qualification and Advanced Extension Award in maths.

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Open consultation: Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020

Open consultation: Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020

Consultation on grading specified general qualifications in 2020: GCSEs, AS, A levels, Extended Project Qualifications and Advanced Extension Award.

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