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NCFE Case Study

August 8th 2014

NCFE is one of the UK’s fastest growing national awarding bodies, designing and awarding qualifications that are nationally recognised to meet the needs of learners and employers. NCFE provides a wide range of national qualifications at different levels and in a variety of subject areas including NVQs, Key skills, Basic skills, Functional skills and Entry level qualifications. Their history of vocational awards spans 150 years from the founding organisation Northern Union of Mechanics’...

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OCR Case Study

August 8th 2014

OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations) is one of the leading UK awarding bodies and is committed to providing a wide range of general and vocational qualifications that engage learners of all ages. The organisation is dedicated to developing e-assessment across its qualification offer and sees e-assessment and the use of e-portfolios as becoming fundamental in a modern education system. E-assessment is more interactive than paper based systems and allows for greater manipulation...

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SQA Case Study

August 8th 2014

The SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) is the national body in Scotland responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees. It serves the dual roles of Awarding Body and Regulatory Authority in Scotland. The overall aim of the SQA is to manage the qualifications system below degree level to allow students to fulfil their potential to participate in the economy, society and communities of Scotland. SQA...

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Edexcel Case Study

August 8th 2014

Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s largest education business and the owner of the FT and Penguin. Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally. We offer a wide range of learning programmes, from academic qualifications – such as the ‘gold standard’ GCEs (A levels) and GCSEs – vocational...

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AQA Case Study

August 8th 2014

AQA is the largest awarding body for GCSE and GCE examinations, marking and processing over 8 million papers in 2008/9. We have been heavily involved in developing technology that enables on-screen marking of paper-based examinations, and for the past three years we have offered high-stakes mainstream on-screen examinations. This on-screen testing work forms part of our TEAL Programme (Technology Enabled Assessment for Learners), launched in 2007 to explore new methods...

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