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Applied Generals and Tech Levels this summer

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Around 200,000 16 to 18-year-old students took Applied Generals or Tech Level qualifications in 2018 in subjects areas ranging from applied science, business, and health and social care, to accountancy and horticulture. This blog discusses how the qualifications are assessed and regulated to ensure fairness for all those who take them.

We all love a good story...

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This week (30 Jan - 6 Feb) is National Storytelling Week so here at Ofqual we thought we’d join in and talk about some of our favourite stories. We have to get through a fair amount of work-related reading matter …

Managing malpractice

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A few months ago we presented the headline results of a survey commissioned in 2014 looking at the ways in which teachers can seek to improve the grades of their students. The results were provided by a small, self-selecting group …