Explanations of important terms used in Ofqual’s statistical publications.


Glossary for Ofqual’s statistics

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Ofqual’s statistical publications use a number of terms which may be unfamiliar to those who don’t work in education. This document defines the more important and frequently used terms.

Published 23 November 2017
Last updated 11 June 2020 + show all updates

  1. Updated the list of qualification types

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