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Open consultations

  • ​​Proposed amendment to the assessment of Chinese and Japanese AS and A levels​

    Ofqual invites your views on a proposed amendment to the assessment requirements for AS and A level Chinese and Japanese qualifications being taught from autumn 2024. This consultation seeks views on whether, and if so how, Ofqual should amend a requirement for AS and A level qualifications in...

    Closes 31 May 2023

  • EDIA networks survey

    Background to EDIAs: Ofqual’s focus on diversity and inclusion has increased over recent years with an aim to make the workforce more representative of the communities we serve. As part of this focus, following a callout for volunteers, 9 colleagues from across the...

    Closes 31 May 2023

  • Ensuring the resilience of the qualifications system

    Exams and formal assessments went ahead in 2022 for the first time since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and are expected to continue, as normal, from now on. This has been widely welcomed as exams and other formal assessments remain the best and fairest way of assessing what students know,...

    Closes 2 August 2023

Closed consultations

  • Regulating level 2 and below qualifications supporting progression to higher levels of study

    Ofqual is the independent regulator for qualifications in England. Ofqual’s statutory objectives include securing the standards of, and promoting public confidence in, regulated qualifications. Ofqual’s rules, which awarding organisations must follow, are designed to achieve this. Ofqual monitors...

    Closed 25 May 2023

  • Updating Qualification Level Conditions for T Level Technical Qualifications

    Please find the link to access the consultation questions below. The Department for Education (DfE) is changing its policy for how students can take the Core Exams and Core Project which are part of the Technical Qualification in a T Level. Instead of having to take both together the first...

    Closed 15 May 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 groups of...

    Closed 6 April 2023

  • Functional Skills English and maths - student survey

    This survey is for students who have taken at least one assessment in Functional Skills English or maths since August 2021. Reformed Functional Skills qualifications in English and maths were introduced in 2019 and Ofqual would like to understand your experiences of these...

    Closed 28 March 2023

  • Functional Skills English and maths - Provider Survey

    The aim of this survey is to understand providers’ views and experiences of the reformed Functional Skills qualifications (FSQs) in English and maths. The survey should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete. The survey will remain open until 11:59 on 28th March 2023. Please...

    Closed 28 March 2023