The HE Admissions Seminar was held on Tuesday 8 March at The Royal Society, St James’s, London. The presentations used on the day are available below.
AS and A level Reform
Richard is the Associate Director for General Qualifications Policy at Ofqual. He has been involved in GCSE and A level reform for three years and has worked for Ofqual for seven years, previous to which he worked for QCA.
AS and A level reform – Richard Garrett, Ofqual
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 1.13MB)
Education Manager for Qualifications and Skills, CCEA.
A levels in Northern Ireland – Clare McNicholl, CCEA
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 574KB)
Emyr joined Qualifications Wales in September 2015 as Associate Director, General Qualifications. He previously worked in Regulatory Implementation and General Qualifications Policy for Ofqual.
Changes to AS and A levels in Wales – Emyr George, QW
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 88.6KB)
Science practicals and wider research
Rosalind is responsible for the Royal Society’s work in education policy in schools and universities. This includes work on education research, curriculum and qualifications, political engagement and HE. Before joining the Royal Society in 2008, she worked with science museums and centres on informal learning projects. Her academic background is in space physics research.
Science practicals and wider research – Rosalind Mist, The Royal Society
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 1.14MB)
GCSE reform – Richard Garrett, Ofqual
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 1.43MB)
GCSEs in Northern Ireland – Clare McNicholl, CCEA
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 489KB)
Changes to GCSEs in Wales – Emyr George, QW
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 72.8KB)
Resits – Richard Garrett, Ofqual
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 620KB)
Enquiries about Results
Julie is the Acting Executive Director for General Qualifications. She joined Ofqual in December 2008 and currently works on a range of regulatory initiatives, including to remove the QCF regulatory arrangements and on Ofqual’s role in regulating apprenticeship assessments. Julie’s previous roles include as Head of Education and Training for the Law Society of England and Wales and as Director of Development for the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.
Enquiries about Results – Julie Swan, Ofqual
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 703KB)
Vocational Qualifications and HE entry in England – Jeremy Benson, Ofqual
(MS Powerpoint Presentation, 2.39MB)