Research and analysis

Applied General user research

An independent, qualitative research study into how Applied General qualifications are viewed and used by key stakeholders.


Applied General User Research (Allan, 2017)

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This report was commissioned to:

  • improve Ofqual’s understanding of the key issues and concerns of those who use Applied General qualifications
  • identify the ways in which Applied General qualifications are, or are not, fit for purpose in preparing students to progress to higher education
  • identify the key features of Applied General qualifications that are particularly valued by those who use them • identify any specific areas where stakeholders believe that improvements could be made to the standards of current Applied General qualifications
Published 21 November 2017