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CCEA Regulation - New logo

Friday, 27 May 2016

CCEA Regulation also sent Responsible Officers the new logo which reflects the change of name to CCEA Regulation. It also provided new guidance on the permitted use of the logo and an updated version of Additional Certificate Requirements. (more follows)

Ofqual’s Inter-Subject Comparability conference

Friday, 12 February 2016

Ofqual held an Inter-Subject Comparability conference on 4 February 2016...

Department for Education (DfE) Awarding Organisation Vocational Qualifications (AOVQ) Group

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Last week, the DfE AOVQ Group met to discuss matters relating to qualifications in the KS4 and KS5 performance tables.The meeting included a useful introduction by DfE which provided an overview of the direction of travel of the returning ministers in this education policy area.

RO36/2015 Closing the unit bank

Friday, 05 June 2015

Earlier today, Ofqual emailed regulatory letter RO36 – closing the unit bank to responsible officers. The letter encourages all awarding organisations (AOs) to permit the awarding organisations that are currently using shared units to treat those units as their own in the future.

Care Council Wales Best Practice Guide for Learning and Assessment

Friday, 15 May 2015

Care Council Wales has published a document aimed at those who operate in Social Care, the Care of Children and young People and Early Years in Wales.

‘After the QCF: A new qualifications framework’ FAB Draft response

Friday, 15 May 2015

On 25 March 2015, Ofqual published its consultation on the next steps for withdrawing the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) regulations and introducing Total Qualification Time (TQT). The consultation contains proposal on a range of areas including:

Welsh Government's Co-investment in Skills Framework

Friday, 15 May 2015

The National Assembly for Wales’s Enterprise and Business Committee is undertaking a discussion into the Welsh Government’s Co-investment in Skills framework. The implementation of this framework commenced in April 2015.

RO35 – Calendar of known data requests 2015

Friday, 15 May 2015

Earlier this week, Ofqual issued regulatory letter RO35 and the calendar of known data requests for 2015. The letter states that if there are other data requests during 2015, for which Ofqual cannot currently plan, it will do its utmost to ensure that these requests ‘are not unduly burdensome and adequate notice is given’.

Ofqual Newsletter May 2015

Friday, 08 May 2015

Ofqual has recently issued its awarding organisation (AO) Newsletter for May 2015 and some of the key points included are: