Archive of Ofqual COVID-19 guidance (England)

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August 2020 updates:

Extraordinary regulatory framework: General Qualifications, COVID-19 Conditions and Requirements 19 August 2020 Regulation

Requirements for the calculation of results in summer 2020 19 August 2020  Guidance

Ofqual statement on grading of VTQs, 18 August 2020 18 August 2020 News story

Grading of vocational and technical qualifications 17 August 2020  News story

Statement from Roger Taylor, Chair, Ofqual 17 August 2020 News story

Statement on our earlier announcement, 15 August 2020 15 August 2020 News story

Student guide to appeals and malpractice or maladministration complaints: summer 2020 14 August 2020 Guidance

Student guide to post-16 qualification results: summer 2020 14 August 2020 Guidance

Awarding GCSE, AS & A levels in summer 2020: interim report 13 August 2020 Research and analysis

Letter to heads of admissions, higher education - 7 August 2020 13 August 2020 Correspondence

Analysis of Level 3 and Level 4 VTQs in spring and summer 2020 13 August 2020 Research and analysis

Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2020 13 August 2020 News story Ofqual

Response to the Secretary of State's announcement of 12 August 2020 12 August 2020 News story

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020 11 August 2020 Guidance

Arrangements for the assessment and awarding of Vocational and Technical Qualifications and Other General Qualifications in 2020 to 2021 11 August 2020 Guidance

Awarding organisation appeals and complaints links 10 August 2020 Guidance

Awarding organisations: scope of recognition10 August 2020 Transparency data

Your results, what next? 7 August 2020 Detailed guide

Employer guide to results for regulated qualifications: summer 2020 7 August 2020 Guidance

Appeal arrangements for AS, A levels and GCSEs 6 August 2020 News story

Consultation on statutory guidance in relation to the GQCovid regulatory framework  6 August 2020 Consultation outcome

Exams and assessments in 2021 3 August 2020 News story

Consultation on the assessment and awarding of Vocational, Technical and other General Qualifications in 2020 to 2021 3 August 2020 Closed consultation

Proposed changes to the assessment of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2021​ 3 August 2020  Consultation outcome

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020 Updated Guidance 29 July 2020

Requirements for the calculation of results in summer 2020  Guidance 7 July 2020

Ofqual launches consultation on 2021 exams and assessments  News  2 July 2020

Updates: 30 June 2020

Ofqual publishes more details on appeals and confirms autumn exam arrangements News story

Consultation on statutory guidance in relation to the GQCovid regulatory framework Open consultation

Consultation on an additional GCSE, AS and A level exam series in autumn 2020 Consultation outcome

Impact of coursework on attainment dependent on student characteristics Research and analysis

Guidance:  Letter to Heads of Centre - Awarding results in vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2020  18 June 2020

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020 Updated Guidance 9 June 2020

Updates: 22 May 2020:

Extraordinary regulatory framework: VTQ, Covid-19 Conditions and Requirements Regulation

Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020 Consultation outcome

Consultation on an additional GCSE, AS and A level exam series in autumn 2020 Open consultation

Understand our rules Detailed guide

Ofqual GCSE and A level consultation outcomes and autumn exam series proposals News story

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020 Guidance

Exceptional arrangements for assessment and grading in 2020 Consultation outcome

Ofqual decisions on awarding vocational and technical qualifications this summer News story

Exceptional arrangements for awarding qualifications this summer News story

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020  Updated Guidance 30 April/ 5/14 May 2020

Statement on our updated guidance for private candidates  News 30 April 2020

Updates: 24 April 2020:

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020  Updated Guidance

Response to 9 April direction from Secretary of State for Education Correspondence

Exceptional arrangements for assessment and grading in 2020 Open consultation

Ofqual consultation on awarding vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2020 News

Earlier updates:

GCSEs, AS and A level awarding: summer 2020 Guidance

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020  Guidance 3/16 April 2020

Awarding vocational and technical qualifications this summer 9 April 2020

Arrangements for summer 2020 (blog)  9 April 2020

How GCSEs, AS & A levels will be awarded in summer 2020 3 April 2020

GCSEs, AS and A level awarding: summer 2020 Guidance

Further update on 2020 exams 26 March 2020

Statement on vocational and technical qualifications in 2020   25 March 2020

DfE/Ofqual Q&A on exams (20 March 2020)

Coronavirus - a further statement (20 March 2020)

Updated statement on coronavirus (6 March 2020)

Update on exams and assessments (28 February 2020)