Phil Beach

Director of Strategic Relationships, General Qualifications at Ofqual

GCSE marking and grading

Introduction A successful qualification reflects the achievements of its holder. It signifies the attainment of a specific set of skills. Those who rely on the qualification (for example, colleges or universities making admissions decisions, or employers deciding who to employ) …

Assessing drama

We are aware that a petition is circulating suggesting that the new GCSE drama course contains more written elements than practical elements and calls on others to object; We want GCSE Drama to contain more practical elements than written.i I …

Some thoughts on perceptions

Ofqual perceptions report, wave 13

The latest YouGov report is the 13th annual exploration of attitudes to general and vocational qualifications, as well as to Ofqual.  The research, which we commissioned and was conducted by YouGov, investigated perceptions and levels of confidence in qualifications and …