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We asked GCSE, AS and A level examiners about their role. Here’s what we found out.

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All students deserve to receive grades that show what they can do in good time for deciding the next stage of their lives. Examiners are crucial to making sure this happens. Each year, exam boards recruit thousands of examiners to …

A day in the life of an exams officer is never dull or boring

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Four piles of GCSE maths exam papers on a desk in an empty exam hall

Nicki Hlousek, exams manager at Newcastle College, gives an insight into his role. Those of us involved in exam delivery are often employed in distinct roles with a wide variety of responsibilities. Many work alone as a sole exams officer; …

Evaluating the reforms of Functional Skills Qualifications

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Introducing reformed Functional Skills Reformed Functional Skills qualifications (FSQs) were first awarded in 2019 and today we have published research that we did in 2019 as part of our initial evaluation of those qualifications.   Ofqual’s role is to make sure …