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Access Arrangements for GCSE and GCE
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Awarding organisations must ensure that candidates with particular requirements can demonstrate their skills, knowledge and understanding, for example by providing modified question papers for candidates with visual impairments. Ofqual collects and reports information on the total number of access arrangements in the GCSE and GCE summer examination series in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. No geographic breakdown of the data is currently published.
Appeals against Results for GCSE and GCE
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Awarding organisations must have published arrangements for the submission of appeals against results. Ofqual collects and reports information on the total number of appeals against results concerning the GCSE and GCE summer examination series in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. No geographic breakdown is currently published.
Assessment Performance in Wales: Comparison with England and its Regions
Department: Welsh Government
This Statistical Bulletin presents a summary of previously published Key Stage 1 to 3 results for Wales, England and the English Government Office Regions (GOR)
Assessment and Examination Performance in Wales: Comparison with England and its Regions
Department: Welsh Government
This Statistical Bulletin presents a summary of previously published Key Stage 1 to 4 results for Wales, england and the English Government Office Regions (GOR)
Awards of Key Skills Qualifications
Department: Education
This presents statistics on Awards of Key Skills Qualifications cover qualifications obtained in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Diploma Learning, England:
Department: Education
This release will report on the study and awarding of 14-19 diplomas; participation and achievement will be analysed separately in the release tables. Tables will show participation by the line of learning and level of diploma studied by key characteristics, participation by Local Authority, and achievement of diplomas by line of learning, diploma level and some key characteristics.
Earnings by qualification in the UK
Department: Office for National Statistics
Differences in the median hourly earnings of employees depending on their highest level of qualification. 1993 and 2010 data are compared.
Education and training statistics for the United Kingdom
Department: Education
Provides statistics relating to education and training in the UK.
Educational Outcomes for Scotland's Looked After Children
Department: Scottish Government
Publication focussing on the educational outcomes for looked after children.
End of Foundation Phase Outcomes and National Curriculum Teacher Assessment of Core Subjects at Key Stages 2 and 3
Department: Welsh Government
An annual report looking at pupil achievements in English, Welsh, Mathematics and Science at Key Stage 1, 2 and 3, including information by gender and level of achievement.
Enquiry about Results for GCSE and GCE
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Awarding organisations must have published arrangements for the submission of enquires about results. Ofqual collects and reports information on the total number of enquiries about results concerning the GCSE and GCE summer examination series in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. No geographic breakdown is currently published.
Entries and Late Entries for GCSE and GCE
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Ofqual collects and reports information on the number of entries and late entries concerning the GCSE and GCE summer examination series in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. No geographic breakdown is currently published.
Further Education and Skills: Learner Participation, Outcomes and Level of Highest Qualification Held
Department: Business, Innovation and Skills
Previously published under the name "Post-16 Education", this Statistical First Release covers further education and skills, showing learner participation, outcomes and the level of the highest qualification held.
Higher Qualifications
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
This bulletin covers qualifications of all types at Level 4 and above (equivalent to post-A level), excluding university degrees, which are regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) rather than Ofqual. There is some overlap between the figures in this bulletin and the Vocational Qualifications Quarterly which covers NVQ, VRQ, QCF and Occupational Qualifications at all levels. Produced using data submitted by awarding organisations.
Level 2 and 3 attainment by young people in England
Department: Education
The SFR includes statistics on the attainment of young people aged 19, showing the proportion of young people qualified to at least levels 2 and 3 by age and by cohort.
Lifetime Opportunities Monitoring Framework
Department: Office of the First and Deputy First Minister
This report presents a range of statistical targets and indicators in support of the Northern Ireland Executive’s anti poverty and social inclusion strategy ‘Lifetime Opportunities'. The monitoring framework is structured around 3 ‘layers’: • Child poverty targets • Poverty and social inclusion indicators • Public service agreement targets Analyses of statistics are on a lifecycle basis and are benchmarked against other jurisdictions when possible
Malpractice in GCSE and GCE
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Awarding organisations must investigate and issue penalties for any candidate or centre malpractice that might undermine the integrity of an exam. Ofqual collects and reports information on the total number of incidents of malpractice in the GCSE and GCE summer examination series in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. No geographic breakdown of the data is currently published.
Measuring National Well-being
Department: Office for National Statistics
Measures of National Well-being. Drawing social and economic data from government and other organisations; painting a picture of UK society and how it changes.
NEET Statistics - Quarterly brief
Department: Education
This brief sets out the latest statistics available on NEET in England from the DfE 16 - 18 Participation SFR, the Labour Force Survey, and regional NEET figures.
National Curriculum Teacher Assessments of the Core Subjects
Department: Welsh Government
This Statistical Release provides information at Wales and local authority level. Key Stage 1 results look at the achievements of 7 year olds, Key Stage 2 are for 11 year olds and Key Stage 3 are for 14 year olds.
National Curriculum Teacher Assessments of the Non-core Subjects
Department: Welsh Government
This Statistical Release provides information at Wales and local authority level. It includes non-core data for Welsh Second Language at Key Stage 2.
National Reading and Numeracy Test Results
Department: Welsh Government
This statistical release presents data for reading and numeracy tests.
Northern Ireland Annual Statistics
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
This bulletin covers all regulated qualifications in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Qualifications Quarterly
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
This bulletin covers all regulated qualifications in Northern Ireland, except GCSEs, GCEs and Diploma
Participation in Education, Training and Employment by 16-18 Year Olds in England
Department: Education
Provides statistics on participation of 16-18 year olds in education, training and employment.
Perceptions of A levels and GCSEs
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Each year Ofqual commissions a survey of public perceptions of A levels and GCSEs in England. The survey covers teachers, parents and students, and addresses confidence in the general examinations systems.
Pupils Aged 15 Leaving Full Time Education without a Recognised Qualification in Wales
Department: Welsh Government
This Statistical Release presents the results of an annual survey of schools in Wales.
Qualifications and destinations of school leavers (Northern Ireland)
Department: Education (Northern Ireland)
Highest qualification and destination of school leavers leaving school in the academic year broken down by a number of classificatory variables including gender, school type, ethnic group, religion and free school meal entitlement.
Regional Economic Indicators
Department: Office for National Statistics
The Regional Economic Indicators examine regional differences within the UK economy. These are discussed via an ongoing series of articles focusing on the measurement of economic performance, welfare, productivity and the drivers of productivity across the UK regions. As well as providing the latest analysis of the relevant data, the articles examine the issues surrounding measurement at the regional level, in particular seeking to clarify the indicators best suited for different uses.
Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy
Department: Scottish Government
The Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy (SSLN) is an annual sample survey which monitors national performance in literacy and numeracy in alternate years, for school children at P4, P7 and S2. It also provides information which will inform improvements in learning and teaching and assessment at classroom level.
Special consideration in GCSE and GCE:
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Awarding organisations are required to have procedures for making adjustments to the marks of candidates who have not been able to demonstrate attainment because of exceptional circumstances. Ofqual collects and reports information on the total number of requests for special consideration in the GCSE and GCE summer examination series in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. No geographic breakdown is currently published.
Supplemental Qualifications
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Supplemental Qualifications Quarterley Activity Bulletin covers Entry to Level 3 Qualifications for Basic skills, Entry level, ESOL, Free-standing mathematics qualifications, Functional skills, Key skills and Other General qualifications. Produced using data submitted by awarding organisations.
Vocational Qualifications
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
This bulletin covers all National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ), Vocationally-Related Qualifications (VRQ), Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) qualifications and Occupational Qualifications (OQ), at all levels. There is some overlap between the figures in this bulletin and the Higher Qualifications Quarterly which covers all qualifications at Level 4 and above. Produced using data submitted by awarding organisations.
Vocational and Other Qualifications
Department: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
This bulletin covers all vocational and other types of qualifications (excluding GCSEs, GCEs and the Diploma and its components) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is some overlap between the figures in this bulletin and both the Higher Qualifications Quarterly and the Supplemental Qualifications Quarterly.

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