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Letter to awarding organisations: the accreditation requirement

Letter to awarding organisations on Ofqual's proposal to lift the general accreditation requirement and impose new requirements.

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This letter sent out to responsible officers in awarding organisations explains Ofqual’s proposal to lift the general accreditation requirement and to re-impose an accreditation requirement for GCSEs, AS and A levels.

Having considered the responses to the consultation, it was decided to proceed as proposed and the general accreditation requirement was lifted at midday on 3 November 2014. An accreditation requirement was immediately re-imposed for GCSEs, AS and A levels.