Coronavirus Centre Update 8: FAQS for adapted Speech assessments under the Extraordinary Regulatory Framework. Visit our News page to see all of our centre updates.

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Centre update 4: ESOL Skills for Life centre update

Skills for Life and Ofqual’s Extraordinary Regulatory Framework Frequently Asked Questions Timelines Q: When will we know exact requirements? These will be finalised by the end of May at the latest. We are currently in the process of developing a centre guidance document, which will provide further detail on types and strength of evidence and…

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Centre Update 3: Speech centre update

Dear Speech Centre Organiser, On 9th April, the UK Government set out how it expects vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) to be assessed and awarded during the current pandemic, when schools and colleges have been closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). ESB International’s qualifications fall under this cohort guidance. Ofqual asked awarding organisations…

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Centre Update 2: For centres regarding Ofqual’s Consultation on its Extraordinary Regulatory Framework – Proposal for ESOL Skills for Life learners

On 9th April, the UK Government set out how it expects vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) to be assessed and awarded during the current pandemic, when schools and colleges have been closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Ofqual asked for awarding organisations to compile a list of qualifications they offer that fall into…

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Centre Update 1: News about our qualifications in the summer term

An Ofqual consultation has commenced relating to the awarding of Vocational and Technical qualifications for spring/summer 2020. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ofqual-consultation-on-awarding-vocational-and-technical-qualifications-in-summer-2020 An Ofqual consultation has commenced relating to the awarding of Vocational and Technical qualifications for spring /summer 2020https://t.co/AeRhrcIZoO — EnglishSpeakingBoard (@ESBUK) April 24, 2020 We encourage centres to engage with the consultation which closes on the 8th May. ESB…

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