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OCR English literature exam, 26 May 2017

OCR English literature exam, 26 May 2017

Ofqual's statement about the error in OCR's English literature exam paper.

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Manchester incident: advice for schools and students

Manchester incident: advice for schools and students

Ofqual statement on Manchester incident: advice for schools and students

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Money saving deal for schools' printers

Money saving deal for schools' printers

Schools can use a buying framework negotiated by the government to save money on printers.

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Ofsted welcomes new Chair

Ofsted welcomes new Chair

HMCI Amanda Spielman welcomes Professor Julius Weinberg to Ofsted's non-executive board.

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New Ofsted Chair announced

New Ofsted Chair announced

Professor Julius Weinberg appointed next Chair of Ofsted.

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Ofqual welcomes new members to the board

Ofqual welcomes new members to the board

Four new appointments to the board of the independent exams regulator and one term extension.

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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.

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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.

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Primary assessment consultation launched today

Primary assessment consultation launched today

Consultation launched on the future of the primary assessment system.

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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.

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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.

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Education Secretary addresses ASCL conference

Education Secretary addresses ASCL conference

Justine Greening speaks to school and college leaders about the teaching profession and the recruitment and retention package.

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New HMCI vows to make sure Ofsted is regarded as a force for good

New HMCI vows to make sure Ofsted is regarded as a force for good

Amanda Spielman today delivered her first speech as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, and announced a new investigation into the curriculum.

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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.

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Justine Greening's vision for the teaching profession

Justine Greening's vision for the teaching profession

The Education Secretary's plans to strengthen qualified teacher status (QTS) and continued professional development from September 2019.

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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

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Access arrangements for GCSEs and A Levels

Access arrangements for GCSEs and A Levels

Differences between independent and state sectors

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Access arrangements for GCSEs and A Levels

Access arrangements for GCSEs and A Levels

Differences between independent and state sectors

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Education Secretary literacy visit to Arsenal football club

Education Secretary literacy visit to Arsenal football club

Joint literacy partnership announced to improve educational achievements for children in north London.

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Local leaders of education (LLE)

Local leaders of education (LLE)

Changes to the local leaders of education programme.

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Industry professionals to lead technical education panels

Industry professionals to lead technical education panels

The Department for Education is seeking experienced industry professionals to help shape the future technical education system.

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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.

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New deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

New deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

DfE offers schools the chance to save on tablets, laptops and desktop devices.

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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

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Schools that work for everyone: consultation update

Schools that work for everyone: consultation update

We have made a clarification to the consultation document and added an additional data table, to remove any uncertainty or confusion.

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New funding for school improvement

New funding for school improvement

The government announces new funding to address underperformance and help ensure every child has a good school place.

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New funding for school improvement

New funding for school improvement

The government announces new funding to address underperformance and help ensure every child has a good school place.

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Primary assessment in 2017: recorded webinars now available

Primary assessment in 2017: recorded webinars now available

Interactive webinars about the 2017 national curriculum tests and assessments (often referred to as SATs) published.

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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.

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Rasch modelling report

Rasch modelling report

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

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Ofqual's symposium presentations

Ofqual's symposium presentations

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

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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.

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Ofqual opens discussion of new evidence on consistency of marking

Ofqual opens discussion of new evidence on consistency of marking

How consistent can marking be? This is the question Ofqual asked at its autumn symposium today (Monday 14 November).

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Memorandum of understanding signed between Ofqual and CCEA

Memorandum of understanding signed between Ofqual and CCEA

Ofqual and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment have signed an MoU.

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Recruitment of schools adjudicators

Recruitment of schools adjudicators

The Department for Education is recruiting schools adjudicators.

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EFA information and answers to your questions

EFA information and answers to your questions

Information to help you find answers to your questions about working with Education Funding Agency (EFA).

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Building a school system that works for everyone

Building a school system that works for everyone

New proposals to create a 21st-century school system that works for everyone have been unveiled by Education Secretary Justine Greening.

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EFA communications: tell us what you think

EFA communications: tell us what you think

Education Funding Agency (EFA) has launched a survey to gather feedback on the way we communicate with EFA-funded customers.

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How the top grades will be awarded in new GCSEs

How the top grades will be awarded in new GCSEs

Ofqual has today (7 September) confirmed how GCSE grades, including 8 and 9, will be awarded.

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First National Reference Test to be held in spring 2017

First National Reference Test to be held in spring 2017

Ofqual’s Board gives go-ahead for test to help inform GCSE awarding.

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A guide to GCSE results, summer 2016

A guide to GCSE results, summer 2016

A summary of GCSE results in 2016

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A guide to AS and A level results, summer 2016

A guide to AS and A level results, summer 2016

A summary of AS and A level results in 2016

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Accreditation complete for first teaching from September 2016

Accreditation complete for first teaching from September 2016

All specifications for first teaching from September 2016 accredited and first specification for first teaching from September 2017 accredited.

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New rules for reviews of GCSE, AS and A levels

New rules for reviews of GCSE, AS and A levels

Ofqual has today published the final rules that set out how exam boards must handle requests for reviews of GCSE, AS and A level marking.

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Ofqual publishes open letter on qualifications reform resources

Ofqual publishes open letter on qualifications reform resources

The letter launches a slide pack, postcards and a guide for schools.

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