Research at Ofqual

Our research programmes help us to maintain standards and regulate qualifications based on evidence.

Research is at the heart of all Ofqual’s work. We investigate a range of issues relating to how qualifications, exams and other assessments are designed and delivered. This includes how standards in different qualifications are set and maintained and how qualifications and assessment systems work in other countries.

We want our research to be accessible to as many people as possible and we welcome enquiries about our work.

We have collected our research documents, and those of our predecessor organisations, into the following themes: