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  • Ofqual news – December 2018

    Ofqual news – December 2018

    Ofqual has conducted research into finding improvements to the marking of GCSEs, AS and A levels and has published five new reports which look at various aspects of the marking process.

    03 Dec 2018 2:07pm

  • Ofqual News November 2018

    Ofqual News November 2018

    Ofqual’s Executive Stakeholder’s meeting and Vocational and Technical Group meetings were held recently. Slides from the presentations can be found below.

    27 Nov 2018 11:47am

  • News Review 19 November 2018

    News Review 19 November 2018

    Schools Week reports that an aide to Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, has resigned over the government’s Brexit deal.

    19 Nov 2018 3:44pm

  • News Review 14 November 2018

    News Review 14 November 2018

    FE Week reveal that they have discovered thousands of apprentices without an organisation responsible for checking the quality of delivery of their training.

    14 Nov 2018 10:36am

  • News Review 06 November 2018

    News Review 06 November 2018

    Exams regulator Ofqual is investigating different approaches to the assessment of writing of 10 and 11 year-olds in English-speaking countries or those that use English for assessments.

    06 Nov 2018 11:14am

  •  News Review 22 October 2018

    News Review 22 October 2018

    Schools Week reports that the government has published its response to the education select committee’s ‘Forgotten Children’ report in which findings included the disproportionate exclusion of disadvantaged children because of the focus on standards.

    24 Oct 2018 9:14am

  • Notice of AGM

    Notice of AGM

    Please note that the AGM of the CIEA will take place at 11am on 20th November 2018 at the University of Hertfordshire, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9EU.

    24 Oct 2018 8:46am

  • News Review 15 October 2018

    News Review 15 October 2018

    The BBC reports that, in a recent speech, Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has said that Ofsted’s focus on data and exam results has narrowed what is being taught in schools.

    15 Oct 2018 3:32pm

  • News Review 24 September 2018

    News Review 24 September 2018

    The TES reports that Schools Minister Nick Gibb has criticised the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the organisation which implements the PISA rankings, as being too political.

    25 Sep 2018 9:40am

  • News Review 17 September 2018

    News Review 17 September 2018

    Ofqual’s National Reference Tests in English and maths will take place in 350 schools between 25 February and 08 March next year.

    17 Sep 2018 3:36pm

  • News Review 03 September 2018

    News Review 03 September 2018

    TES research into Department for Education data shows that an increasing number of teaching hours in schools are spent on core subjects, seemingly at the cost of arts subjects.

    04 Sep 2018 10:37am

  • JCQ Briefing: Summer 2018 GCSE results

    JCQ Briefing: Summer 2018 GCSE results

    The reforms to GCSE continue and the new grading scale is now in place across 23 subjects in England.

    23 Aug 2018 10:17am

  • JCQ briefing: Summer 2018 GCE AS, A Level and Extended Project results

    JCQ briefing: Summer 2018 GCE AS, A Level and Extended Project results

    A level results remain steady and STEM subjects increase in popularity.

    15 Aug 2018 11:08am

  • GCE results day 2018

    GCE results day 2018

    On Thursday 16 August, the examination boards will be releasing GCE A Level and other Level 3 results.

    14 Aug 2018 10:25am

  • Scottish exam results

    Scottish exam results

    Scotland’s Education Secretary John Swinney has described the pass rate for this year's Higher exams as "broadly stable".

    14 Aug 2018 8:59am

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