Consultation outcome

Rules and regulations on teacher involvement in exam development

This consultation has concluded

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Technical decisions on safeguarding confidential assessment materials

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Teacher examiner technical analysis July 2018

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Final conditions and guidance - assessment confidentiality

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Detail of outcome

We have consulted on our proposals for new and revised Conditions and guidance to strengthen the safeguards when teachers are in involved in developing confidential assessment materials. The consultation ran between 11 May and 8 June 2018. This was a technical consultation which followed a policy consultation that ran earlier in 2018. The consultation questions were available to complete online or download.

A copy of the consultation is available here.

We received nine responses to the consultation. We are grateful to everyone who participated. We have now published our analysis of the responses to the consultation, alongside our final decisions and details of revised Conditions and guidance. These will come into force on 6 August 2018.

Original consultation

Summary

Conditions and guidance on teacher involvement in the development of confidential assessment materials for qualifications in England.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on how we propose to change our regulatory requirements to implement new arrangements on which we have already consulted. This is in order to ensure appropriate safeguards for the confidentiality of assessment materials, in particular where teachers have been involved in their development, and where awarding organisations deliver training to teachers who are teaching the qualification. This follows on from our earlier consultations on these two issues.

This consultation is about the specific wording of the conditions and guidance we propose to put in place to implement our decisions following our two earlier policy consultations. A summary of the decisions we took following consultation and are now seeking to implement are published in the attached document.

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Consultation on safeguards for the confidentiality of assessment materials

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Published 11 May 2018
Last updated 19 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Decisions, technical analysis and final Conditions and guidance added.
  2. First published.