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Ofqual confirms arrangements for Vocational and Technical Qualification assessments in 2021

@Ofqual confirms decisions following consultation on arrangements for vocational and technical qualification assessments in 2021  We recognise that some learners taking vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) have experienced lost teaching and training time as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and that appropriate arrangements need to be put in place to mitigate the impact of this disruption and respond to any ongoing or future public health measures.

Mutant Algorithm Exam Fiasco: "The blame lies with us collectively"

Commenting on @Ofqual’s evidence at the Education Select Committee (@CommonsEd)  The Chair of Ofqual told MPs today that it was a "fundamental mistake" to believe a controversial algorithm initially used for A-level and GCSE results would "ever be acceptable to the public".

Roger Taylor writes to Royal Statistical Society about the Ofqual approach to moderating teacher assessed exam grades

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

Changes to awarding of GCSE, AS and A level: guide for teachers, student, parents & carers: summer 2020

Guidance for teachers, students, parents and carers following a decision to issue results using centre assessment grades or calculated results where higher.

Ofqual Guide to GCSE results 2020

#GCSEResults2020 and Summer 2020 grading #AI #Algorithm - What happened?  Chair of Ofqual Roger Taylor announced on 17 August 2020 that, for GCSEs, AS and A levels, extended project qualifications and advanced extension awards, students would be awarded their centre assessment grade or calculated grade, whichever is higher.


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