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News

VTQ Guidance Summer 2021 for OCN NI and OCR

Ofqual publish qualification explainer tool for vocational, technical and other general qualifications

Regulatory arrangements for the awarding of vocational and technical and other general qualifications in 2020-2021

How vocational and technical qualifications will be awarded in 2021

CCEA Awarding Organisation issues guidance to Head of Centres

Essential Skills: Centre Guidance

What the Ofqual Announcement Means for Centres in Northern Ireland

Ofqual announcement on the alternative arrangements for the award of VTQs and other general qualifications in 2021

Ofqual announcement on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021

CCEA Regulation statement on the cancellation of Essential Skills assessments and examinations for Vocational Qualifications used for progression

Ofqual consultation on award of GCSE, AS and A2 grades in summer 2021

Ofqual consultation on award of VTQs in summer 2021

Message Regarding Vocational Qualifications

Message regarding OCN NI VTQ Assessments 2021

Message Regarding Cambridge National and Cambridge Technical January Examinations 2021

Message Regarding Vocational Qualifications Examinations

Further flexibilities around adaptations in vocational qualifications for 2020-2021

Extended Extraordinary Regulatory Framework for Vocational Qualifications

Updated General Conditions of Recognition as of 1 October 2020

Vocational Qualifications in Northern Ireland 2020-21

Ofqual announces consultation on the arrangements for the assessment and awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications in 2020 to 2021

Issue of Results – Essential Skills Qualifications (ESQs) summer 2020

CCEA Regulation Publishes Decisions on Appeals Process for Summer 2020 Awarding of GCSE, AS and A Level qualifications

CCEA Regulation consultation on appeals process for Summer 2020

CCEA Regulation launches Consultation on Appeals Process for Summer 2020 awarding of GCSE, AS and A Level qualifications

Awarding of Essential Skills Qualifications (ESQs) during summer 2020

Ofqual Consultation on Vocational Qualifications

Ofqual Consultation on GCSEs, AS and A level qualifications designed for England and taken in NI

CCEA responds to the Minister for the Economy’s announcement on vocational qualifications

CCEA Regulation responds to Ofqual announcement on the vocational and technical qualifications announcement

Professional and Technical Qualifications (Vocational) Update

Vocational and Technical Qualifications 2020/21