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Open consultations

  • Regulating level 1 and 2 qualifications designed to lead to employment

    Please find below the link to access the consultation questions In October 2022, the Department for Education (DfE) published the government’s response to its consultation on the ‘Review of post-16 qualifications at level 2 and below in England’ . This response sets out DfE’s... More

    Closes 20 March 2023

  • Regulating level 2 qualifications supporting progression to T Levels

    In October 2022, DfE published the government’s response to its consultation on the ‘Review of post-16 qualifications at level 2 and below in England ’ . This response sets out DfE’s intentions for the future qualifications landscape at level 2 and below in England. It confirms the... More

    Closes 6 April 2023

Closed consultations

  • Students’ perception of 25% Extra Time as a Reasonable Adjustment

    Exam boards and awarding organisations allow disabled students to have reasonable adjustments in their exams (you may call them ‘access arrangements’) to reduce or remove disadvantage caused by their disability. One type of adjustment is extra time to complete exams. We... More

    Closed 9 January 2023

  • Ofqual review into late or inaccurate VTQ results: Call for Evidence

    The summer was a significant step in terms of returning the qualifications system to pre-pandemic business as usual. As you know, this year we saw a return to exams and formal assessments, and across the country we saw more than 600,000 results awarded to students between March and August, across... More

    Closed 3 January 2023

  • Data Portal - Feedback Survey

    As discussed at recent Vocational and Technical Qualifications (VTQ) Data Forums, we would be grateful if you would arrange for this survey to be completed by a member of your staff who is closely and regularly involved in submitting data to us, via the Data Portal. More

    Closed 22 December 2022

  • Proposed changes to the assessment of Modern Foreign Language GCSEs from 2023

    Proposals at a glance Ofqual invites your views on a proposed adaptation to the assessment of GCSE modern foreign languages (MFL) qualifications for students in England taking exams from summer 2023. We propose carrying forward to future assessments the changes we made... More

    Closed 20 October 2022

  • Proposed changes to the assessment of mathematics, physics and combined science GCSEs in 2023

    Proposals at a glance Ofqual invites your views on proposed adaptations to the assessment of GCSEs in mathematics, physics and combined science for students in England taking exams in 2023. The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that in view of the disruption... More

    Closed 20 October 2022