Following the Minister of Education’s announcement, on 6 January 2021, that all GCSE, AS and A2 exams due to take place in January, February, May and June will be cancelled, we are working to update our Summer 2021 area as soon as possible. In the meantime, should you have any queries, please email CCEA Helpline [email protected].
The Education Minister has set out today how the alternative awarding arrangements for summer 2021 CCEA qualifications will operate.
The Department of Education has today published an independent report on the review of the alternative awarding of CCEA’s 2020 summer GCSE, AS and A level examinations. The review, which was carried out by Deloitte over a six-week period in the autumn, analysed CCEA’s awarding methodology including design, implementation, management and communication of the arrangements.
Today Ofqual has published two consultations on its proposals for summer 2021 awarding in England in response to the cancellation of GCSE and A level examinations this year.
Following today’s decision by Minister of Education, Peter Weir MLA, all GCSE, AS and A2 exams due to take place in January, February, May and June will be cancelled.
These resources may be useful for schools, teachers, parents and pupils, following the announcement of remote learning.
Today, the Education Minister has agreed that further adaptations should be made for CCEA’s Occupational Studies qualifications in light of the ongoing challenges posed by the health pandemic.
Today CCEA received instructions from the Department of Education, outlining the Minister’s decisions in relation to further modifications to the delivery of GCSE, AS and A-Level examinations.
CCEA acknowledges the announcement by the UK Department for Education (DfE) in England on 3 December 2020, in regard to general, vocational and technical qualifications.
The Department of Education has approved a range of alternative adaptations, proposed by CCEA, for Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs) in January and Summer 2021.
The Department of Education (DE) released guidance to schools, colleges and exam centres on 19 November 2020, detailing the arrangements that need to be implemented when delivering public examinations within the current public health context.
The Department of Education has approved a range of alternative adaptations, proposed by CCEA, for Entry Level and Occupational Studies Qualifications in Summer 2021.
The Department of Education has approved a range of alternative adaptations, proposed by CCEA, to the following five GCSE subjects: Food and Nutrition, Government and Politics, Health and Social Care, Religious Studies and Statistics.
The November 2020 examinations series was scheduled to take place from Wednesday 11 November to Friday 13 November 2020.
Today CCEA received instructions from the Department of Education, outlining the Minister’s decisions in relation to the delivery of GCSE, AS and A Level qualifications for the academic year 2020/21. CCEA will now implement the arrangements required to ensure that learners in Northern Ireland have the opportunity to achieve their GCSE, AS and A Level qualifications.
CCEA has today announced a public consultation about the proposed changes to CCEA Entry Level, Vocationally Related and Occupational Studies qualifications due to be assessed in January and Summer 2021. The proposals are in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on learners across Northern Ireland.