Assessor, Internal Quality Assurance and Education and Training qualifications update
The mitigations guidance for Assessor/IQA qualifications have been reviewed by the Education and Training Foundation. The updated guidance advises that in situations where difficulties continue to exist in reverting to fully face-to-face teaching, persisting flexibility to deal with this situation is necessary and is allowable.
The mitigation for Education and Training qualifications have also been reviewed by the Education and Training Foundation. The Education and Training Foundation in response to the Covid situation has issued 2 sets of mitigations for ITE qualifications during the pandemic. This latest set is issued to support Awarding Organisations for the 21/22 academic year but again is a temporary solution, as we await further information about how the academic year will progress and impact on the FE sector. Read more….
For further information on the Education and Training Foundation please visit their website.
VCRF Update August 2021
The Department for Education (the Department) and Ofqual’s consultation on the arrangements for the assessment and awarding of Vocational and Technical Qualifications and Other General Qualifications in 2021 to 2022 took place between 12 July and 26 July 2021.
The consultation decision is that arrangements for the assessment and awarding of Vocational and Technical Qualifications (VTQs) and Other General Qualification will go ahead in the academic year 2021-2022. Read more...
Vocational Qualifications Contingency Regulatory Framework (VCRF) March – August 2021
Ofqual published its Vocational Qualifications Contingency Regulatory Framework (VCRF) on 24 March 2021 which will remain in place until at least 31 August 2021. VCRF Conditions and Guidance
Qualifications Wales have published a version of the VCRF that will apply to qualifications delivered in Wales during the same period. Read more...
Update July 2021 – VCRF Academic Year 2021-22
A joint consultation published by Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual on VTQ arrangements for the academic year 2021-2022 has been launched. In this joint consultation arrangements for assessing and awarding vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) and other general qualifications in the academic year 2021 to 2022 are set out. Read more...
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