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Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Details, by awarding organisation, of the different assessment options available for functional skills in 2021.

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Detailed guide: Awarding organisation coronavirus (COVID 19) information pages

Detailed guide: Awarding organisation coronavirus (COVID 19) information pages

A list of links to coronavirus (COVID-19) information provided by Ofqual-recognised awarding organisations.

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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: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

Guidance: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

Confirmed apprenticeship end-point assessments (EPAs) for standards where Ofqual provides external quality assurance.

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Detailed guide: Awarding organisation coronavirus (COVID 19) information pages

Detailed guide: Awarding organisation coronavirus (COVID 19) information pages

A list of links to coronavirus (COVID-19) information provided by Ofqual-recognised awarding organisations.

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Transparency data: Data sharing advisory committee

Transparency data: Data sharing advisory committee

A Data Sharing Project has been set up to give bone fide researchers access to examinations and wider data.

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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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Regulation: Vocational and technical qualifications contingency regulatory framework

Regulation: Vocational and technical qualifications contingency regulatory framework

Part of a suite of documents setting out our regulatory requirements for awarding organisations offering vocational and technical qualifications affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Guidance: Information for centres about making objective judgements

Guidance: Information for centres about making objective judgements

Guidance for centres on making judgements that will support awarding in 2021

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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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Detailed guide: Awarding organisation coronavirus (COVID 19) information pages

Detailed guide: Awarding organisation coronavirus (COVID 19) information pages

A list of links to coronavirus (COVID-19) information provided by Ofqual-recognised awarding organisations.

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Guidance: Submission of teacher assessed grades, summer 2021: info for teachers

Guidance: Submission of teacher assessed grades, summer 2021: info for teachers

Information for heads of centre, heads of department and teachers on the submission of teacher assessed grades: summer 2021.

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

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

These documents set out our regulatory requirements for awarding organisations offering vocational and technical qualifications during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020.

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Consultation outcome: Regulatory arrangements for the awarding of vocational and technical and other general qualifications in 2020 2021

Consultation outcome: Regulatory arrangements for the awarding of vocational and technical and other general qualifications in 2020 2021

Consultation on the detail of the VTQ Contingency Regulatory Framework.

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Speech: NAHT School Leaders' Summit, Ofqual Chief Regulator Simon Lebus

Speech: NAHT School Leaders' Summit, Ofqual Chief Regulator Simon Lebus

Simon Lebus delivered a speech, to the National Association of Head Teachers, on the topic of assessment in 2021.

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Guidance: Appeals in vocational and technical qualifications: guide to the data submission process

Guidance: Appeals in vocational and technical qualifications: guide to the data submission process

Guide to the submission process.

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Guidance: TQ Central Learner Pipeline   Results: guide to the data submission process

Guidance: TQ Central Learner Pipeline Results: guide to the data submission process

Guide to the submission process.

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Guidance: TQ Central Learner Pipeline Results: guide to the data submission process

Guidance: TQ Central Learner Pipeline   Results: guide to the data submission process

Guide to the submission process.

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Guidance: TQ Central Learner Pipeline Entries: guide to the data submission process

Guidance: TQ Central Learner Pipeline   Entries: guide to the data submission process

Guide to the submission process.

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Guidance: Malpractice in vocational and technical qualifications: guide to the data submission process

Guidance: Malpractice in vocational and technical qualifications: guide to the data submission process

Guide to the submission process.

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Guidance: End Point Assessment Outcomes: guide to the data submission process

Guidance: End Point Assessment Outcomes: guide to the data submission process

Guide to the submission process.

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Speech: ASCL annual conference 2021: Ofqual Chair Ian Bauckham, CBE

Speech: ASCL annual conference 2021: Ofqual Chair Ian Bauckham, CBE

Ian Bauckham CBE delivered a speech reflecting on the topic of qualifications and assessment in 2021, particularly GCSEs and A levels.

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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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Consultation on autumn series 2021

Consultation on autumn series 2021

A 2-week consultation has started on how an autumn exam series for GCSEs, AS and A levels should run this year.

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Open consultation: Consultation on arrangements for an autumn 2021 exam series

Open consultation: Consultation on arrangements for an autumn 2021 exam series

Proposals for an additional exam series in autumn 2021 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Closed consultation: Support materials and advance information in 2021 GCSE, AS and A level exams

Closed consultation: Support materials and advance information in 2021 GCSE, AS and A level exams

Advance information about topics to be covered in GCSE, AS and A level exams in 2021 and support materials in exams in England.

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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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Proposals for future assessment arrangements for GCSE French, German and Spanish

Proposals for future assessment arrangements for GCSE French, German and Spanish

A 10-week consultation has started on how GCSE MFL qualifications in French, German and Spanish will be assessed in the future.

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Open consultation: Revised GCSE qualifications in modern foreign languages

Open consultation: Revised GCSE qualifications in modern foreign languages

Consultation on proposed changes to the assessment arrangements for GCSE French, German and Spanish

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Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Details, by awarding organisation, of the different assessment options available for functional skills in 2021.

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Transparency data: Ofqual board minutes for 2020

Transparency data: Ofqual board minutes for 2020

Minutes for meetings of the Ofqual board that took place in 2020.

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Statistical data set: Vocational qualifications dataset

Statistical data set: Vocational qualifications dataset

Certificates awarded for all vocational qualifications (excluding GCSEs, AS levels and A levels).

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National Statistics: Vocational and other qualifications quarterly: October to December 2020

National Statistics: Vocational and other qualifications quarterly: October to December 2020

Statistics on vocational and other qualifications (excluding GCSEs, AS levels and A levels).

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Draft guidance for heads of centre, heads of department and teachers

Draft guidance for heads of centre, heads of department and teachers

Consultation on guidance on how to generate the evidence used to determine grades this summer.

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Draft guidance for heads of centre, heads of department and teachers

Draft guidance for heads of centre, heads of department and teachers

Consultation on guidance on how to generate the evidence used to determine grades this summer.

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Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Details, by awarding organisation, of the different assessment options available for functional skills in 2021.

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Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Details, by awarding organisation, of the different assessment options available for functional skills in 2021.

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Guidance: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

Guidance: External quality assurance of end point assessments: status

Confirmed apprenticeship end-point assessments (EPAs) for standards where Ofqual provides external quality assurance.

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Consultation outcome: Consultation on alternative arrangements for the award of VTQs and other general qualifications in 2021

Consultation outcome: Consultation on alternative arrangements for the award of VTQs and other general qualifications in 2021

The approach to awarding vocational and technical grades in 2021 following the cancellation of exams.

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Correspondence: Simon Lebus responds to the Secretary of State’s direction of 23 February 2021

Correspondence: Simon Lebus responds to the Secretary of State’s direction of 23 February 2021

Simon Lebus, Chief Regulator, responds to Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State for Education, regarding exams and other assessments in 2021.

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Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Detailed guide: Awarding of functional skills in 2021

Details, by awarding organisation, of the different assessment options available for sunctional skills in 2021.

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Open consultation: Regulatory arrangements for the awarding of vocational and technical and other general qualifications in 2020 2021

Open consultation: Regulatory arrangements for the awarding of vocational and technical and other general qualifications in 2020 2021

Consultation on the detail of the VTQ Contingency Regulatory Framework.

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Open consultation: Consultation on the general qualifications alternative awarding framework

Open consultation: Consultation on the general qualifications alternative awarding framework

Technical consultation on Conditions and Requirements for GCSE, GCE, AEA and Project qualifications in summer 2021.

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Speech: How qualifications will be awarded in 2021

Speech: How qualifications will be awarded in 2021

An article from Chief Regulator, Simon Lebus, explaining the arrangements for 2021.

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Consultation outcome: Consultation on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021

Consultation outcome: Consultation on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021

The approach to awarding GCSE, AS and A level grades in 2021 following the cancellation of exams.

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