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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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Consultation outcome: Moderation and verification of centre assessment judgements

Consultation outcome: Moderation and verification of centre assessment judgements

Consultation on awarding organisation controls around centre assessment judgements.

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Open consultation: Awarding organisation controls for centre assessments   regulations

Open consultation: Awarding organisation controls for centre assessments regulations

Counsulting on conditions, requirements and guidance relating to how awarding organisations control assessment judgements made by schools and colleges.

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Accountability for Awarding

Accountability for Awarding

Ofqual has confirmed how awarding organisations will be expected to scrutinise assessment judgements of training providers.

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Statistical data set: Vocational qualifications dataset

Statistical data set: Vocational qualifications dataset

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

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National Statistics: Vocational and other qualifications quarterly: April to June 2019

National Statistics: Vocational and other qualifications quarterly: April to June 2019

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

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Notice: OCR undertaking, marking arrangements conditions: August 2018

Notice: OCR undertaking, marking arrangements conditions: August 2018

Undertaking from OCR to ensure compliance with Ofqualís rules on marking GCSE and GCE qualifications.

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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: Submitting data to Ofqual

Guidance: Submitting data to Ofqual

Guidance on formats and timings for submitting data to Ofqual.

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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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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. Information for current experts on renewing your contract or adding additional skills.

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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: Application for recognition: supporting information

Guidance: Application for recognition: supporting information

Guidance on how to apply to be recognised by Ofqual to provide regulated qualifications.

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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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Ofqual qualifications price index data published

Ofqual qualifications price index data published

New index looks at how prices for assessments change over time.

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Maintaining standards in reformed Functional Skills qualifications

Maintaining standards in reformed Functional Skills qualifications

Letter to Responsible Officers explaining how Ofqual will maintain standards within reformed Functional Skills qualifications

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Guide to GCSE results for England, 2019

Guide to GCSE results for England, 2019

Ofqual's guide to the 2019 GCSE results in England.

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Guide to GCSE results for England, 2019

Guide to GCSE results for England, 2019

Ofqual's guide to the 2019 GCSE results in England.

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Conman sentenced for selling forged exam certificates

Conman sentenced for selling forged exam certificates

A conman found to be selling fake certificates for qualifications online was fined and sentenced to 80 hours unpaid work on 14 January 2015.

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Response to Pearson changes to BTEC grading criteria 2019

Response to Pearson changes to BTEC grading criteria 2019

Ofqual statement in relation to Pearsonís decision to change the grading criteria of some of its Level 1/2 awards.

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Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2019

Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2019

Ofqual's guide to results, standards and grade boundaries in the 2019 AS and A level results in England.

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Response to Sunday Times story about A level grades

Response to Sunday Times story about A level grades

Statement in relation to misleading story ahead of A level results.

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GCSE 9 to 1 grades

GCSE 9 to 1 grades

Reformed GCSEs in England are graded from 9 to 1, with 9 being the top grade.

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Qualifications regulators consult on changes to rules

Qualifications regulators consult on changes to rules

Changes proposed to the Conditions of Recognition in Northern Ireland, England and Wales

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Letter to awarding organisations: international qualification delivery

Letter to awarding organisations: international qualification delivery

A letter sent on 31 July 2019 about international qualification availability and data

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Perceptions of vocational and technical qualifications wave 2

Perceptions of vocational and technical qualifications   wave 2

The results of Ofqual's survey of perceptions of vocational and technical qualifications in England.

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Three new members announced for Ofqual Board

Three new members announced for Ofqual Board

The independent regulator announces 3 new appointments to its Board.

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British Driving Society surrenders Ofqual recognition

British Driving Society surrenders Ofqual recognition

The British Driving Society (BDS) is no longer an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation.

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Speech to AELP Annual Conference 2019

Speech to AELP Annual Conference 2019

AELP Annual Conference, London, 25 June 2019

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CERTA surrenders Ofqual recognition

CERTA surrenders Ofqual recognition

Open College Network Yorkshire and Humber Region (CERTA) is no longer an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation.

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Ofqual response to Pearson update on A level maths breach

Ofqual response to Pearson update on A level maths breach

A statement has been issued.

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Allegations of wrongdoing in Edexcel A level maths paper

Allegations of wrongdoing in Edexcel A level maths paper

Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's A level maths paper taken on 14 June 2019.

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Letter to awarding organisations: decisions on use of Ofqual logo

Letter to awarding organisations: decisions on use of Ofqual logo

A letter sent on 10 June 2019 about decisions relating to the use of Ofqual's logo on qualification certificates

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Ofqualís response to governmentís review of post 16 qualifications at level 3 and below

Ofqualís response to governmentís review of post 16 qualifications at level 3 and below

Ofqual welcomes the Department for Educationís review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England.

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Letter to schools and colleges summer 2019

Letter to schools and colleges   summer 2019

A letter to schools and colleges about the 2019 summer series.

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Ofqualís approach to external quality assurance

Ofqualís approach to external quality assurance

A guide for employers in relation to apprenticeship end-point assessments.

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Consultation on revised arrangements for GCSE computer science

Consultation on revised arrangements for GCSE computer science

Evidence suggests changes are required to ensure grades are fair and reliable in summer 2018.

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Shaping the qualifications landscape

Shaping the qualifications landscape

Event brings together employers, trailblazer groups and others to discuss the current qualifications landscape and the changes under way.

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BBC Panorama, 13 November 2017

BBC Panorama, 13 November 2017

Ofqual's statement on alleged malpractice at training centres.

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Understanding validity

Understanding validity

Ofqual's Research Chair, Paul Newton, publishes a paper exploring validity in assessment and its role in Ofqual's work.

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The Ofqual handbook is now live

The Ofqual handbook is now live

Ofqual publishes preview version of new online handbook.

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Research into national curriculum testing at key stage 2

Research into national curriculum testing at key stage 2

Findings on sampling and review of accessibility in key stage 2 reading and maths tests.

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Call for evidence: teacher involvement in developing exam papers

Call for evidence: teacher involvement in developing exam papers

Please contribute your views to Ofqual's review by 31 October 2017.

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Ofqual consults on reform of functional skills

Ofqual consults on reform of functional skills

Ofqual is seeking views on its proposal to reform functional skills qualifications in English and maths.

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Reducing regulatory burden: the Ofqual handbook and more

Reducing regulatory burden: the Ofqual handbook and more

Ofqual announces package of measures to reduce regulatory burden, including a new online handbook.

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