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Details, by awarding organisation, of the different assessment options available for functional skills in 2021.
Confirmed apprenticeship end-point assessments (EPAs) for standards where Ofqual provides external quality assurance.
Rules and guidance for all awarding organisations and all regulated qualifications
Who and what Ofqual regulates, how to apply to be regulated and what happens when you want to stop being regulated.
Find out what the role of an external expert involves and how to apply, and current experts can find information on renewing their contracts.
Guidance on formats and timings for submitting data to Ofqual.
Find out about Ofqual's rules for the qualifications and assessments we regulate
Grade descriptors for GCSEs graded 9 to 1. Designed to provide an indication of the likely level of performance at grades 2, 5 and 8.
Rules about marking, Centre Assessments Standards Scrutiny (including Moderation), setting specified levels of attainment and results
Rules about governance of awarding organisations, including management of conflicts of interest, risks, incidents and malpractice
Rules about qualification design and development, including about qualification titling, qualification specifications, credit, and qualification size and level.
A series of 'postcards' outlining the work Ofqual is doing, with an emphasis on current reforms to qualifications in England.
Progress of Essential Digital Skills Qualifications and Digital Functional Skills Qualifications through Ofqual's technical evaluation process.
Rules and regulations for all GCSEs (9 to 1).
Conditions and requirements, and corresponding guidance, applying to GCSE qualifications being awarded in 2021.
Rules about setting and delivering assessments, including about the language of assessments, maintaining confidentiality of assessments, reasonable adjustments and special consideration
Criteria for assessing applications to be recognised by Ofqual to develop or award regulated qualifications.
General rules, including about qualification fitness for purpose and accessibility, and about reviewing approach, enquiries and complaints, withdrawing qualifications and information for teachers.
These documents set out our regulatory requirements for awarding organisations offering vocational and technical qualifications during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A guide for those receiving qualification results in England this summer: updated 19 August.
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