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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 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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Notice: BePro Special Condition

Notice: BePro Special Condition

Details about the Special Condition imposed on Bespoke Professional Development & Training Ltd (referred to as BePro).

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BePro surrenders Ofqual recognition

BePro surrenders Ofqual recognition

Bespoke Professional Development and Training Limited 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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Regulation: Extraordinary regulatory framework: General Qualifications, COVID 19 Conditions and Requirements

Regulation: Extraordinary regulatory framework: General Qualifications, COVID 19 Conditions and Requirements

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

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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

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

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Guidance: End Point Assessment Organisation recognition briefing

Guidance: End Point Assessment Organisation recognition briefing

Guidance for organisations considering applying for Ofqual recognition to deliver apprenticeship end-point assessments.

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Guidance: National Reference Test 2021   information for schools

Guidance: National Reference Test 2021 information for schools

Information provided by NFER to schools taking part in the 2021 National Reference Test.

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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: Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Guidance: Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland

This joint contingency plan is in place to deal with any major disruption that may affect exam candidates.

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Section G   Setting and delivering the assessment

Section G Setting and delivering the assessment

Rules about setting and delivering assessments, including about the language of assessments, maintaining confidentiality of assessments, reasonable adjustments and special consideration

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Section I   Appeals and certificates

Section I Appeals and certificates

Rules about appeals, complaints and the content, design and issuing of certificates

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Section F   Providing qualifications to purchasers

Section F Providing qualifications to purchasers

Rules about providing information on qualification fees and feature, packaging qualifications with other products or services, and invoicing

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Section C   Third parties

Section C Third parties

Rules about arrangements with third parties, including Centres and publishers

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Section E   Design and development of qualifications

Section E Design and development of qualifications

Rules about qualification design and development, including about qualification titling, qualification specifications, credit, and qualification size and level.

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Section E Design and development of qualifications

Section E   Design and development of qualifications

Rules about qualification design and development, including about qualification titling, qualification specifications, credit, and qualification size and level.

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Regulation: Extraordinary regulatory framework: General Qualifications, COVID 19 Conditions and Requirements

Regulation: Extraordinary regulatory framework: General Qualifications, COVID 19 Conditions and Requirements

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

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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: 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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Open consultation: Consultation on new statutory guidance for Condition F1

Open consultation: 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.

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Guidance: Accessibility statement for The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

Guidance: Accessibility statement for The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

Accessibility statement for The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (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: Accessibility statement for The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

Guidance: Accessibility statement for The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

Accessibility statement for The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

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Joint statement from AoC, AELP, HOLEX, FAB, JCQ and Ofqual on VTQs

Joint statement from AoC, AELP, HOLEX, FAB, JCQ and Ofqual on VTQs

Ofqual has jointly released a statement with several organisations involved in assessments, committing to work together and streamline communications.

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Guidance: Terms of reference for exam procedure reviews

Guidance: Terms of reference for exam procedure reviews

Details of how Ofqual conducts reviews of exam procedures (EPRS).

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Guidance: Awarding organisation appeals and complaints links

Guidance: Awarding organisation appeals and complaints links

Contact details for complaints to awarding organisations offering vocational and technical qualifications in England.

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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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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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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: April to June 2020

National Statistics: Vocational and other qualifications quarterly: April to June 2020

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

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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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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: 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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Open consultation: Consultation on the arrangements for the assessment and awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications in 2020 to 2021

Open consultation: Consultation on the arrangements for the assessment and awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications in 2020 to 2021

Our proposals for extending the extraordinary regulatory framework.

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Consultation outcome: Consultation on the assessment and awarding of Vocational, Technical and other General Qualifications in 2020 to 2021

Consultation outcome: Consultation on the assessment and awarding of Vocational, Technical and other General Qualifications in 2020 to 2021

Our proposals for extending the Extraordinary Regulatory Framework.

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Vocational and technical qualification assessments in 2021

Vocational and technical qualification assessments in 2021

Ofqual confirms decisions following consultation on arrangements for vocational and technical qualification assessments in 2021.

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Written statement from Chair of Ofqual to the Education Select Committee

Written statement from Chair of Ofqual to the Education Select Committee

Statement on this yearís GCSE, AS, A level, extended project and advanced extension award qualification results.

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Guidance: Awarding organisation appeals and complaints links

Guidance: Awarding organisation appeals and complaints links

Contact details for complaints to awarding organisations offering vocational and technical qualifications in England.

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Guidance: Summary guidance on appeals for GCSE, AS and A level: summer 2020

Guidance: Summary guidance on appeals for GCSE, AS and A level: summer 2020

GCSE, AS and A level grades in England - summary guidance on appeals, malpractice and maladministration complaints.

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Ofqual announces interim leadership arrangements

Ofqual announces interim leadership arrangements

The Ofqual Board has agreed interim leadership arrangements with Ofsted to support the ongoing work on this summerís GCSE, A level and vocational qualifications.

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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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Correspondence: Letter from Roger Taylor to Royal Statistical Society: 21 August 2020

Correspondence: Letter from Roger Taylor to Royal Statistical Society: 21 August 2020

Letter from the Chair of Ofqual to Prof. Deborah Ashby OBE & Prof. Sharon Witherspoon MBE, Royal Statistical Society.

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