Ofqual Handbook: General Conditions of Recognition
Rules and guidance for all awarding organisations and all regulated qualifications
This document sets out Ofqual’s General Conditions of Recognition (and associated requirements) – the rules we have set for all the qualifications and organisations we regulate. It also includes our guidance on how to comply with these rules.
All regulated awarded organisations have a legal obligation to:
- comply with these rules on an ongoing basis
- have regard to this guidance
Section B – The awarding organisation and OfqualRules about the relationship between awarding organisations and Ofqual, including in relation to responsible officers, reporting of information and the use of Ofqual’s logo
Section D – General requirements for regulated qualificationsGeneral rules, including about qualification fitness for purpose and accessibility, and about reviewing approach, enquiries and complaints, withdrawing qualifications and information for teachers.
Section E – Design and development of qualificationsRules about qualification design and development, including about qualification titling, qualification specifications, credit, and qualification size and level.
Section G – Setting and delivering the assessmentRules about setting and delivering assessments, including about the language of assessments, maintaining confidentiality of assessments, reasonable adjustments and special considerationRecommend0 recommendationsPublished in