Joint Council for General Qualifications

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Established in 1999 to provide a forum for discussion and decisions on joint strategy between the awarding bodies responsible for the awards of General Certificate of Secondary Education, Advanced Level, Vocational Advanced Level, key skills, Advanced Extension Awards, and certification of a range of other achievements and skills. The Joint Council's membership is made up of the unitary awarding bodies, which are the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance, Edexcel, and OCR, as well as the Welsh Joint Education Committee and the Northern Ireland Council for Curriculum, Examinations, and Assessment. Its purpose is also to facilitate discussion and consultation with educational professionals and other stakeholders; and its web site, which is accessible to teachers and others, contains data on national examination results.

http://www.jcgq.org.uk Provides access to publications on awarding bodies’ assessment strategies and procedures.

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