TES – It would be ‘sad’ if key stage 3 was only about GCSE preparation, says Pearson vice-president. Exam board leaders have raised concerns about schools that teach GCSEs over three […]
Examinations and Qualifications
Information about qualifications, awarding bodies and the regulation of examinations and qualifications in all parts of the United Kingdom.
Ofqual – The purpose of this report is to review how moderation is currently being delivered in a number of jurisdictions across the world at upper secondary, and in particular to […]
DfE – Approved key stage 4 qualifications, discount codes and point scores for reporting in the 2014 to 2020 school and college performance tables.
DfE – Approved 16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes for reporting in the school and college performance tables.
TES – One of the biggest academy chains in the country has discussed entering as few as 15 per cent of pupils for the EBacc as part of plans to provide a […]
BBC News – British Sign Language should be turned into a GCSE that is taught in schools, MPs were told. The appeal came as a petition calling for British Sign Language […]
TES – Ofqual says consultation will be launched later this month on improving safeguards against teacher-examiners cheating. Incidents where teacher-examiners have leaked questions to their students ahead of exams have been […]
TES – The number of penalties issued to students has also risen – with the use of mobile phones in exam rooms a major factor, Ofqual figures show. Ofqual – Malpractice for […]
Ofqual – Our summer report is being published alongside reviews of marking and moderation statistics and a range of associated analyses.
DfE – This research comprised a quantitative survey of teachers and qualitative research with schools, pupils and parents/carers.
Ofqual – Number of entries and late entries in GCSE, AS and A level qualifications. TES – AS-level numbers drop sharply after decoupling.
GOV.UK – Regulated qualifications, awarding bodies, assessing, marking, participation and performance, appeals, National Reference Test.
TES – Hundreds of students were entered for maths GCSE with more than one board in 2016, freedom of information figures show. Schools that appear to have entered pupils for GCSE maths […]
GOV.UK – Ofqual’s annual report and accounts for the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.
DfE – Implementing the English Baccalaureate: Government consultation response.