Announcements have been made by Qualifications Wales today (6 October), in relation to the approach it will take to GCSE and AS/A level standards in Summer 2022.
Micro:bit Educational Research recently launched a survey for primary school (KS2) teachers to have their say on their experiences teaching digital skills. They are seeking to recruit teachers who are willing to take part in a series of short online surveys during October 2021, December 2022 and June 2023.
Announcements have been made by Ofqual in England today in relation to the GCSE AS/A level qualifications it regulates. These cover adaptations for summer 2022 and apply to AQA, Eduqas, OCR and Pearson qualifications, even if taken in Northern Ireland.
Announcements have been made by Ofqual today (30 September) in relation to the GCSE AS/A level qualifications it regulates. These cover adaptations for summer 2022 and apply to AQA, Eduqas, OCR and Pearson qualifications, even if taken in Northern Ireland.
Following our communication to awarding organisations on 29 July, we have worked with Ofqual and Qualifications Wales to finalise arrangements for the 2021 Statement of Compliance.
The Education Minister, Michelle McIlveen, has launched a Period Dignity Pilot Scheme in collaboration with CCEA and the Education Authority.
CCEA Regulation has today, 6 September 2021, received direction from the Department for the Economy (DfE) to align Northern Ireland (NI) vocational qualifications regulation to the OFQUAL Revised Vocational Contingency Regulatory Framework (VCRF) for the 21/22 academic year.
Today, Wednesday 1 September 2021, CCEA launched its full suite of pre-recorded webinars encompassing all CCEA GCSE and GCE subjects. Webinars are now available to view online.
Today, Thursday 12 August 2021, 10,297 students from 180 schools and colleges in Northern Ireland received the results of their 2021 Vocational, Occupational Studies and Entry Level qualifications.
Commenting on this summer’s GCSE results, Margaret Farragher, Interim Chief Executive of the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), said:
CCEA Regulation is working closely with the Department for the Economy (DfE) and other UK qualifications regulators to establish the arrangements for assessment and awarding of vocational qualifications during 2021-2022.
CCEA’s Post-Results Service for 2021 is now live for those students that may wish to challenge their Summer 2021 grade. This year, once again, CCEA’s Post-Results service will be free to so students can benefit from the wide range of resources available.
Commenting on this summer’s GCE results, Margaret Farragher, Interim Chief Executive of the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), said:
Following the submission of the Centre Determined Grades (CDGs) in June, CCEA continues to make progress with step 4 of the 5-step process for this year’s alternative awarding arrangements.
The Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) has set up a dedicated results helpline which offers advice and guidance for students who are expecting their 2021 results to include GCE, GCSE, CoPE, Entry Level, Occupational Studies, Online Language Assessment (OLA) and Vocational Qualifications.