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Qualifications

To keep up to date about information regarding qualifications please access the website of the office of qualifications and examinations regulation (Ofqual):

ofqual.gov.uk

Qualification framework

Ofqual regulates qualifications that use the rules of the qualifications and credit framework (QCF).

Information on the QCF, as well as the national qualifications framework (NQF) and the European qualifications framework (EQF) are published on the Ofqual website:

QCF, NQF and EQF framework (Ofqual website)

Exam boards

Ofqual recognises four exam boards to deliver new GCSEs, listed below with links to their websites:

AQA
Pearson
WJEC
OCR

Useful links

Comparing qualifications (Ofqual website)
Comparing qualification levels (Ofqual website)

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Last updated: 14 Mar 2017