News

  • News Review 11 March 2019

    News Review 11 March 2019

    FE Week reports that Sir Gerry Berragan, Chief Executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, has revealed his organisation is working with the Education and Skills Funding Agency to “strengthen” the approvals process for its register of end-point assessment organisations to ensure a more robust system.

    11 Mar 2019 3:09pm

  • Ofqual news March 2019

    Ofqual news March 2019

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

    11 Mar 2019 1:47pm

  • E-Assessment Awards finalists announced

    E-Assessment Awards finalists announced

    The e-Assessment Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for its international awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards.

    06 Mar 2019 12:28pm

  • Ten reasons for engaging with the CIEA

    Ten reasons for engaging with the CIEA

    The CIEA is a not-for-profit charity operating under Royal Charter, dedicated to improving educational assessment wherever it takes place. We believe there are many benefits of working with us to improve your assessment practice.

    20 Feb 2019 8:59am

  • News Review 18 February 2019

    News Review 18 February 2019

    TES reports that a snap poll of 500 students conducted by The Student Room chat forum has revealed that 62 per cent want to keep GCSEs.

    18 Feb 2019 10:00am

  • News Review 12 February 2019

    News Review 12 February 2019

    Ofqual Chair Roger Taylor discusses preparations for this year’s GCSE and A-level exams in an article for TES this week.

    12 Feb 2019 9:56am

  • Independent Commission into Exam Malpractice – call for evidence

    Independent Commission into Exam Malpractice – call for evidence

    Since its launch in July 2018, Sir John Dunford’s Independent Commission into Exam Malpractice, has considered evidence from a wide range of educational organisations, sector leaders and government bodies.

    04 Feb 2019 3:32pm

  • News Review 04 Feb 2019

    News Review 04 Feb 2019

    The BBC reports that the House of Lords has approved plans to expand two year degree courses at universities.

    04 Feb 2019 3:00pm

  • News Review 29 January 2019

    News Review 29 January 2019

    Ofqual has confirmed that exam boards will be able to choose how to assess pupils’ programming skills in the computer science GCSE from 2022 onwards, reports Schools Week.

    30 Jan 2019 12:08pm

  • News Review  21 January 2019

    News Review 21 January 2019

    Schools Week reports that civil servants from the Department for Education have been redeployed to help prepare for a no-deal Brexit on grounds that the DfE is seen as a non-priority “no deal” department.

    21 Jan 2019 3:33pm

  • 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

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