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  • Notification of CIEA membership extension

    Notification of CIEA membership extension

    In the light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, which we know has had an adverse impact on the income of many of our members, the Board of Trustees has agreed to extend CIEA memberships for a further three months without cost to members.

    05 May 2020 12:18pm

  • News Review 05 May 2020

    News Review 05 May 2020

    A round-up of this week’s education news and comments.

    05 May 2020 11:11am

  • Ofqual consultation on awarding vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2020

    Ofqual consultation on awarding vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2020

    Ofqual is seeking views on the exceptional arrangements they have set out for awarding vocational and technical qualifications, and general qualifications (other than GCSEs, AS and A levels).

    27 Apr 2020 10:12am

  • Ofqual consultation

    Ofqual consultation

    Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020

    21 Apr 2020 10:15am

  • News Review 20 April 2020

    News Review 20 April 2020

    TES reports that the exams regulator Ofqual has begun a consultation into its awarding of exam grades.

    20 Apr 2020 2:00pm

  • News Review 06 April 2020

    News Review 06 April 2020

    TES reports on the recent announcement by the exams regulator Ofqual in which it was revealed that calculated grades based on teacher calculations and a rank order of pupils would be used to award GCSE and A-level qualifications this summer.

    06 Apr 2020 12:32pm

  • Covid-19 update 08 April 2020

    Covid-19 update 08 April 2020

    The health and safety of those involved in the assessment system at every level is of prime importance and we acknowledge that the cancellation of assessments in 2020 will have implications for all assessment professionals as we come to terms with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    03 Apr 2020 4:17pm

  • Message from the CIEA Chair

    Message from the CIEA Chair

    First of all, I hope this finds you safe and well in what are unprecedented times in the UK. The health emergency we face is of such gravity that the measures recently taken to close down our education and training sectors for the foreseeable future have rapidly become part of the ‘new normal’ that we all have to accept.

    31 Mar 2020 8:54am

  • News Review 30 March 2020

    News Review 30 March 2020

    The Conversation this week urges young people and parents not to worry about the change from exam to teacher assessment following the recent cancellation of GCSE and A-level exams.

    30 Mar 2020 2:17pm

  • CIEA Coronavirus update - useful links

    CIEA Coronavirus update - useful links

    In light of the recent announcement about the cancellation of this year’s examinations as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, please find links to sources of additional information below:

    23 Mar 2020 12:31pm

  • Coronavirus update 17 March 2020

    Coronavirus update 17 March 2020

    In view of the current coronavirus outbreak, the CIEA office, based at the University of Hertfordshire, will be temporarily closed from 17th March 2020 until further notice and the CIEA team will work remotely.

    17 Mar 2020 10:41am

  • Coronavirus update

    Coronavirus update

    CIEA Coronavirus news item

    10 Mar 2020 1:20pm

  • News Review 09 March 2020

    News Review 09 March 2020

    Inews reports concerns that students could face delays to GCSE and A level exams due to the increasing rise in coronavirus cases in the UK.

    09 Mar 2020 1:53pm

  • News Review 17 February 2020

    News Review 17 February 2020

    Ofsted’s national director Sean Harford has released a blog in which he announced that schools would be given an extended grace period to improve their curriculum, reports the TES.

    17 Feb 2020 12:59pm

  • News Review 10 February 2020

    News Review 10 February 2020

    Not-for-profit technology company Jisc has called for pen and paper exams to be scrapped by 2025, reports TES.

    12 Feb 2020 10:38am

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