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Open consultations

  • Team Insights Feedback

    Feedback gathered through completion of this survey will help us to improve the Team Insights event for future delegates.

    Closes 1 May 2030

Closed consultations

  • Consultation on Sector Subject Area 6 title change

    The Sector Subject Area (SSA) classification system is used to classify qualifications into sectors or subject areas. It is owned by Ofqual and used widely across the education and skills system. Ofqual and the Department for Education (DfE) have been undertaking a review of this...

    Closed 29 January 2024

  • Survey on Draft Non-Statutory Guidance on Assigning Sector Subject Areas (SSAs)

    Background In December 2022, the Department for Education (DfE) published a call for evidence as part of the joint review of the Sector Subject Area (SSA) classification system. The call for evidence sought to understand who uses the classification system, how they use it, and how far it meets...

    Closed 29 January 2024

  • Proposed changes to the assessment of mathematics, physics and combined science GCSEs in 2024

    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 2024. The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that in view of the disruption ...

    Closed 30 November 2023

  • Regulating level 2 and below Progression Qualifications

    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 14 September 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,...

    Closed 2 August 2023