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  • Ofqual conference on grading vocational and technical assessments

    Ofqual conference on grading vocational and technical assessments

    Ofqual held a conference on grading vocational and technical assessments in December.

    15 Jan 2019 1:37pm

  • News Review 08 January 2019

    News Review 08 January 2019

    University leaders have this week written to MPs to highlight their concern at the possibility impact of a no-deal Brexit on universities.

    08 Jan 2019 2:48pm

  • News Review 17 December 2018

    News Review 17 December 2018

    Schools Week reports on the rise in applications by schools for GCSE scores to be removed from performance data.

    17 Dec 2018 11:52am

  • News Review 12 December 2018

    News Review 12 December 2018

    Schools Week reports that data published this week shows that the number of pupils in year 13 or above who sat a GCSE maths or English exam in November 2018, rose by 24,250 from the previous year.

    12 Dec 2018 12:05pm

  • 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

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