Today's Weather: South East°F / °cWeather South East

GovWire

Ofqual


Ofqual’s approach to external quality assurance

Ofqual’s approach to external quality assurance

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

0 comments Read Full Article
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.

0 comments Read Full Article
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.

0 comments Read Full Article
BBC Panorama, 13 November 2017

BBC Panorama, 13 November 2017

Ofqual's statement on alleged malpractice at training centres.

0 comments Read Full Article
Understanding validity

Understanding validity

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

0 comments Read Full Article
The Ofqual handbook is now live

The Ofqual handbook is now live

Ofqual publishes preview version of new online handbook.

0 comments Read Full Article
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.

0 comments Read Full Article
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.

0 comments Read Full Article
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.

0 comments Read Full Article
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.

0 comments Read Full Article
National Reference Test 2018

National Reference Test 2018

Letters being sent to schools selected for participation.

0 comments Read Full Article
Changes to the publication of geographical breakdowns of data

Changes to the publication of geographical breakdowns of data

For the academic year 2017 to 2018 and beyond, Ofqual will release publications based on data for England only.

0 comments Read Full Article
Review of exam setting processes

Review of exam setting processes

Review of rules regarding serving teachers writing and reviewing exam papers

0 comments Read Full Article
Guide to GCSE results for England, 2017

Guide to GCSE results for England, 2017

Ofqual's guide to results, standards and grade boundaries in the 2017 GCSE results.

0 comments Read Full Article
Response to Daily Telegraph story on new GCSE grades

Response to Daily Telegraph story on new GCSE grades

Statement in relation to misleading story ahead of GCSE results

0 comments Read Full Article
CIEH are no longer regulated by Ofqual

CIEH are no longer regulated by Ofqual

Qualifications offered by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health are no longer regulated as of 18 August 2017.

0 comments Read Full Article
Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2017

Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2017

Ofqual's guide to results, standards and grade boundaries in the 2017 AS and A level results.

0 comments Read Full Article

Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2017

Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2017

Ofqual's guide to results, standards and grade boundaries in the 2017 AS and A level results.

0 comments Read Full Article

Are you a current Functional Skills maths teacher?

Are you a current Functional Skills maths teacher?

Take part in our online research study

0 comments Read Full Article

Removing key skills criteria

Removing key skills criteria

Ofqual announces intention to withdraw redundant regulations for key skills criteria

0 comments Read Full Article

The impact of qualification reform on A level science practical work

The impact of qualification reform on A level science practical work

This study explores the perspectives of teachers implementing the changes to A level science practical work after one year.

0 comments Read Full Article

Distinguishing between marking errors and differences of opinion

Distinguishing between marking errors and differences of opinion

This research looks in more detail at reviews of marking and moderation from the summer 2016 exam series.

0 comments Read Full Article

Employer survey reveals attitudes to vocational qualifications

Employer survey reveals attitudes to vocational qualifications

Survey of employers’ perceptions of vocational and technical qualifications and assessments will aid future understanding and engagement.

0 comments Read Full Article

Presentations from Ofqual's summer series symposium 2017

Presentations from Ofqual's summer series symposium 2017

Ofqual's symposium covered a number of topics relating to this year's exams.

0 comments Read Full Article

Additional GCSE, AS and A level grounds for appeal

Additional GCSE, AS and A level grounds for appeal

Schools in England will have a second chance to challenge GCSE, AS & A level and project results if they have concerns about marking errors.

0 comments Read Full Article

Ofqual statement on alleged exam leaks

Ofqual statement on alleged exam leaks

Ofqual responds to alleged malpractice in Edexcel (Pearson) exams.

0 comments Read Full Article

Allegations of malpractice in Edexcel's C4 maths paper

Allegations of malpractice in Edexcel's C4 maths paper

Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 23 June 2017.

0 comments Read Full Article

Help Ofqual evaluate this year's new GCSEs, AS and A levels

Help Ofqual evaluate this year's new GCSEs, AS and A levels

We're looking for teachers to attend workshops to help us evaluate the impact of reformed qualifications.

0 comments Read Full Article

Kensington fire: Ofqual statement

Kensington fire: Ofqual statement

Exam provisions for those affected by the fire in Kensington, London on 14 June 2017.

0 comments Read Full Article

Report cheating, malpractice or wrongdoing, Ofqual urges

Report cheating, malpractice or wrongdoing, Ofqual urges

Teachers, parents and students encouraged to report suspicions of cheating.

0 comments Read Full Article

Perceptions of A levels and GCSEs in England: wave 15

Perceptions of A levels and GCSEs in England: wave 15

The results of Ofqual's annual survey on perceptions of A levels, GCSEs and other qualifications. Conducted 2 November to 2 December 2016.

0 comments Read Full Article

Ofqual unveils corporate plan 2017 to 2020

Ofqual unveils corporate plan 2017 to 2020

Ofqual’s sets goals and objectives for the next three years.

0 comments Read Full Article

2017 National Reference Test successfully completed

2017 National Reference Test successfully completed

Ofqual has today confirmed that the first annual National Reference Test (NRT) has been held and that the test went according to plan.

0 comments Read Full Article

Data released on appeals for 2016 GCSE and AS and A level exams

Data released on appeals for 2016 GCSE and AS and A level exams

Ofqual has today published a statistical report on appeals for GCSE, AS and A level relating to the summer 2016 exam series.

0 comments Read Full Article

New GCSE 9 to 1 grades coming soon

New GCSE 9 to 1 grades coming soon

Starting in 2017 with English and maths, new GCSEs in England will be graded from 9 to 1, with 9 being the top grade.

0 comments Read Full Article

Ofqual conference 2017 presentations from the day

Ofqual conference 2017   presentations from the day

The annual Ofqual conference is for awarding organisations we regulate, these are the presentations from the day.

0 comments Read Full Article

Further decisions on reviews of marking, reviews of moderation, and appeals

Further decisions on reviews of marking, reviews of moderation, and appeals

Changes to arrangements for reviews and appeals in GCSEs, AS and A levels

0 comments Read Full Article

Access arrangements for GCSEs and A Levels

Access arrangements for GCSEs and A Levels

Differences between independent and state sectors

0 comments Read Full Article

Earlier publication of Ofqual's 2017 perceptions survey

Earlier publication of Ofqual's 2017 perceptions survey

Ofqual's report on the perceptions of GCSEs and A levels in England will now be published in April rather than June.

0 comments Read Full Article

Ofqual publishes reports relating to 2016 GCSE, AS and A levels

Ofqual publishes reports relating to 2016 GCSE, AS and A levels

Ofqual has today published its summer series overview, reviews of marking and moderation, and its inter-board comparability report

0 comments Read Full Article

Removing adult literacy and numeracy criteria

Removing adult literacy and numeracy criteria

Ofqual announces intention to withdraw redundant regulations for certificates in adult literacy and numeracy

0 comments Read Full Article

Qualifications regulators work together through important reforms

Qualifications regulators work together through important reforms

Regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland describe the common features and key differences in GCSEs and A levels in each country.

0 comments Read Full Article

Rasch modelling report

Rasch modelling report

Today's report explores a new way of judging inter-board comparability in a subject using statistics.

0 comments Read Full Article

Ofqual's symposium presentations

Ofqual's symposium presentations

View the presentations from our autumn symposium – how consistent can marking be?

0 comments Read Full Article

Sally Collier's presentation to the GSHA

Sally Collier's presentation to the GSHA

Sally Collier spoke to the Grammar School Heads Association on 18 October 2016.

0 comments Read Full Article

Recent Comments

Follow Us on Twitter

Share This


Enjoyed this? Why not share it with others if you've found it useful by using one of the tools below: