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Reminder on Key Dates and submission deadlines for Summer 2020

Published: 01/06/2020, 1:00pm

Schools and colleges are in the process of submitting centre assessed grades and rank orders for this summer’s alternative awarding process. We wish to remind all teachers of CCEA Qualifications of the following deadlines as illustrated in the graphic above:

Centre Assessed Grades submission for Vocational and Technical Qualifications (VTQs) to Awarding Organisations

Published: 28/05/2020, 11:30am

CCEA Regulation have today, posted the key dates for centres to submit centre assessed grades for VTQs to awarding organisations. Full information is available in the document below.

Ofqual App - Qualification Explainer Tool

Published: 26/05/2020, 3:00pm

CCEA Regulation continues to work with Ofqual on the extraordinary awarding arrangements for general and vocational qualifications for summer 2020.

Ofqual extraordinary regulatory framework: VTQ, Covid-19 Conditions and Requirements

Published: 26/05/2020, 9:00am

CCEA Regulation has been working alongside Ofqual to develop the regulatory framework for all vocational and technical qualifications in scope for extraordinary awarding arrangements in summer 2020.

CCEA Regulation consultation on appeals process for Summer 2020

Published: 22/05/2020, 1:25pm

During the last fortnight, CCEA Regulation has been seeking feedback from a range of respondents for the consultation on the appeals process for summer 2020 awarding of GCSE, AS and A level qualifications.

CCEA Regulation’s Consultation on Appeals Process For Summer 2020 Awarding of GCSE, AS and A Level Qualifications Closes on 21 May 2020

Published: 15/05/2020, 9:00am

CCEA Regulation’s public consultation on the development of an alternative appeals process for the Summer 2020 awarding of GCSE, AS and A Level qualifications is fast approaching its closing date.

CCEA Regulation Publishes Further Guidance Regarding Private Candidates

Published: 12/05/2020, 9:00am

CCEA Regulation has published further guidance for schools and colleges with regard to the awarding arrangements for ‘private candidates’ entered for GCSE, AS and A Level examinations this summer.

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

Published: 07/05/2020, 5:55pm

CCEA Regulation has today launched a public consultation with regard to the development of an alternative appeals process for the summer 2020 awarding of GCSE, AS and A Level qualifications.

Awarding of Essential Skills Qualifications (ESQs) during summer 2020

Published: 07/05/2020, 10:25am

In line with the Minister for the Department for the Economy’s announcement on 23rd April, CCEA Regulation has been working with awarding organisations to put arrangements in place for the award of ESQs using a calculated approach.

How CCEA Occupational Studies will be awarded in summer 2020

Published: 01/05/2020, 3:30pm

CCEA Regulation, today, has published guidance for schools and colleges on how Occupational Studies will be awarded following the cancellation of this year’s exams. CCEA has received instruction from the Minister of Education about how to proceed in regards to Occupational Studies qualifications.

CCEA to issue guidance on Occupational Studies and Entry Level qualifications

Published: 29/04/2020, 11:55am

On 28 April 2020, the Education Minister announced the arrangements for the awarding of Occupational Studies and CCEA Entry Level qualifications.

Ofqual Consultation on Vocational Qualifications

Published: 24/04/2020, 3:00pm

On 24 April, Ofqual published a consultation on the exceptional arrangements that it plans to put in place for vocational qualifications in England in response to the cancellation of the summer 2020 examination series.

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

Published: 24/04/2020, 1:00pm

On 15 April, Ofqual published a consultation on the exceptional arrangements that it plans to put in place for GCSEs, AS and A levels in England in response to the cancellation of the Summer 2020 examination series.

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

Published: 23/04/2020, 7:30pm

We welcome the Minister’s announcement on vocational qualifications. CCEA Regulation will now work with the Department for the Economy, the Department of Education and the broad group of awarding organisations to implement the minister’s wishes.

CCEA announces how GCSEs, AS and A levels will be Awarded in Summer 2020

Published: 16/04/2020, 4:15pm

Fairness is the guiding principle of CCEA’s approach to delivering grades for GCSE, AS and A level students in Summer 2020. Students can be assured and have confidence that the grades they receive in August 2020 will reflect their hard work, enabling them to progress as planned onto the next stage of their journey,” said Justin Edwards, CCEA Chief Executive.