• Leo Shapiro steps down as OCR chief executive

    Leo Shapiro, the chief executive of major awarding organisation OCR, has stepped down after less than two years in post. FE Week understands that he left the post on Friday, but will continue to work for the Cambridge Assessment Group, OCR’s parent company. The exam board said Mr Shapiro’s move is “part of a planned change

    10.48 Apr. 24th, 2018 | News

  • Exclusive: Third largest awarding organisation pulls out of apprenticeship market

    Awarding giant OCR has delivered a major blow to the government’s reforms programme by pulling out of delivering final apprenticeship exams altogether, FE Week can reveal. The exam board was previously listed on register of apprentice assessment organisations, as an end-point assessor for the level four network engineer and software developer standards. But an OCR

    17.22 Mar. 6th, 2017 | News