Schools, colleges and children's services – corporate report

Ofqual's corporate plan for 2014 to 2017

Our priorities for the next 3 years including our reform of GCSEs, AS and A levels, and vocational qualifications.


Corporate Plan: 2014-17

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Our strategic priorities for 2014 to 2017 are to:

  • develop our regulatory approach to focus on:
    • validity of qualifications through their life cycle
    • fairness and transparency of qualification delivery
  • regulate changes to key groups of qualifications:
    • GCSEs, AS and A levels
    • other reformed qualifications taken by students in schools and colleges in England
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and functional skills
  • regulate in a way to promote employer ownership and engagement with vocational qualifications and apprenticeships