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British Wheel of Yoga Qualifications (BWYQ) undertaking: December 2018

Undertaking from British Wheel of Yoga Qualifications (BWYQ) to ensure continuing compliance with our Conditions

Consultation outcome: Guided learning in #Functional Skills

This consultation has concluded Download the full outcome Consultation Decisions and Response Analysis: Guided Learning in Functional Skills Ref: Ofqual/19/6526PDF, 165KB, 5 pages

Looking ahead to #ALevelResultsDay 2019

On Thursday (15 Aug), AS and A level results are released. If you’re counting down the days, here is an update on some of the issues that have arisen over the summer, and a few things to bear in mind when results come out.

Ofqual take the quality of marking of GCSEs, AS and A levels very seriously

Today’s Sunday Times (11 August 2019) contains an article about A level grades that fundamentally misrepresents research conducted by Ofqual. Our report that is cited is not a commentary about whether grades awarded to students are ‘right’ or ‘wrong’.

Corporate report: End point assessment quality assurance report: 2018 to 2019

Report to the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education on Ofqual's external quality assurance of apprenticeship end point assessments.

9 things to know about the new GCSE 9 to 1 grades #GCSEResultsDay2019

The vast majority of students taking GCSEs in England in 2019 will receive grades from 9 to 1. Students taking 5 lesser-taught GCSE subjects (Biblical Hebrew, Gujarati, Persian, Portuguese and Turkish) will receive letter grades in 2019 before they become numerical (9 to 1) in 2020.

Research and analysis: Fee information, purchasing decisions and value for money

Results of Ofqual's call for evidence into purchasing decisions, availability of fee information and securing value for money in the qualifications market.

Qualifications regulators consult on changes to rules

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

Open consultation: Consultation on changes to the Conditions of Recognition

Summary An Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA consultation on changes to regulations governing recognised awarding organisations in England, Wales & Northern Ireland.

Correspondence: Letter to awarding organisations: international qualification delivery

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


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