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The Federation of Awarding Bodies is the collective voice of the UK’s world-class qualifications and assessments industry. Our members are committed to providing high-quality qualifications and assessments that recognise achievement, improve productivity, support social mobility and change lives.

FAB 2019 Conference, Awards and Exhibition – Diversity and Choice in Qualifications – 10 & 11 October, Leicester

Early bird discount ends 31 August 2019


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🆕 QualsMatter | 13 September 2019 | Issue #20

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📰New Head of Policy & Strategy for FAB!

We are pleased to announce Dr Rebecca Conway will be joining as Head of Policy and Strategy from 25 November this year, taking over from Ailin O’Cathain, who was appointed to the post in 2011!

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We're delighted to announce Cindy Rampersaud, Senior Vice President, BTEC and Apprenticeships at @Pearson, will be speaking at #FAB2019!

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🎉FAB Awards 2019🎉

Could your international business put you in the running to win #Exporter of the Year?

Entry to the awards is exclusively for full FAB members and is free to enter.

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