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’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
The e-Assessment Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for its international awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards.
06 Mar 2019 12:28pm
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
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
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
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
The BBC reports that the House of Lords has approved plans to expand two year degree courses at universities.
04 Feb 2019 3:00pm
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
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 held a conference on grading vocational and technical assessments in December.
15 Jan 2019 1:37pm
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