Regulation News

Ofqual Student Guide to Awarding - Summer 2021

CCEA Regulation
Published: 21/05/2021, 11:00am

Ofqual has published a new student guide for summer awarding. This applies to all GCSEs, AS and A levels, vocational, technical and other general qualifications regulated by Ofqual.

Message to NI centres taking GCSE and A level Qualifications with non CCEA Awarding Organisations

CCEA Regulation
Published: 29/03/2021, 3:10pm

The process as outlined by the JCQ guidance released to centres on 26 March for the English Awarding Organisations (AQA, OCR and Pearson) and EDUQAS will be extended to Northern Ireland centres taking GCSE and A level qualifications with non CCEA awarding organisations. This will also apply to the JCQ appeals process when finalised.

VTQ Guidance Summer 2021 for OCN NI and OCR

CCEA Regulation
Published: 26/03/2021, 10:40am

OCN NI and OCR have released their respective guidance for awarding vocational qualifications in summer 2021. The non-certificating FAQ link for OCR provides further information for centres.

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

CCEA Regulation
Published: 24/03/2021, 5:00pm

An explainer tool has been launched today that provides the contingencies and mitigations for the assessment and awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications for the remainder of this academic year 2020-2021.

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

CCEA Regulation
Published: 24/03/2021, 4:45pm

Following a technical consultation on the detail of a new regulatory framework – the VTQ Contingency Regulatory Framework (VCRF) – is now available. The decisions document and the VCRF conditions and guidance have been published today.