Regulation News

Guidance to centres for awarding Vocational Qualifications in 2021/22

CCEA Regulation News
Published: 07/12/2021, 11:00am

CCEA Regulation has adopted the Ofqual Vocational and Technical Qualifications Contingency Regulatory Framework(VCRF) for the assessment and award of vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) in Northern Ireland during 2021-2022. Ofqual has published guidance to centres for awarding VTQs in 2021/22.

CCEA Regulation 2022 Grading Approach

CCEA Regulation News
Published: 22/11/2021, 3:00pm

On 17 May 2021, the Minister announced that examinations would resume in the 2021-22 academic year with adaptations to CCEA qualifications. Today, 22 November 2021, examinations have commenced for the November series. CCEA Regulation would like to reassure centres, students and parents that it has taken cognisance of the grading approaches adopted by regulators in other jurisdictions and of the ongoing effects of the pandemic. CCEA has worked closely with the Department of Education and other stakeholders to put in place measures to ensure the smooth conduct of examinations and give students

Ofqual Announcements on Summer 2022

CCEA Regulation News
Published: 30/09/2021, 9:00am

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.

Annual Statement of Compliance 2021

CCEA Regulation News
Published: 27/09/2021, 11:10am

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.

Direction for Vocational Qualifications assessment and awarding in Northern Ireland for 2021-2022 received from Department for the Economy (DfE)

CCEA Regulation News
Published: 07/09/2021, 12:00pm

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.