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Ofqual boss: lack of end point assessment organisations is ‘not irresponsible’

Ofqual’s chief regulator has said it’s “not irresponsible” for apprenticeships to be launched without an organisation in place to...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Exam board faces £50,000 Ofqual fine for handling of qualifications fraud case

An awarding organisation is facing a fine of £50,000 over its handling of a high-profile case of alleged qualifications...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Ofqual to discuss conflict-of-interest concerns with NSAFD organisation

Ofqual will hold talks with an awarding organisation owned by the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink, over...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

SFA approve just 13% of apprentice assessment organisation applications

Organisations applying to the government’s new register of apprenticeship assessment organisations are being turned away because their plans for end-point assessment...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Amanda Spielman, chair, Ofqual

Amanda Spielman does not consider herself a pedant, but is a self-confessed hater of unclear or “fuzzy” language. She...

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter