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24 June 2016
422 Getting to grips with inspection
27 June 2016
420 "This is physically impossible"!
419 More and more exams, and who will pay?
418 Formal photos of HRH Duke of Edinburgh meeting the EOA team at the TCOT event in May
417 Proud to be an exams officer
416 Final TCOT presentation & celebration
415 JCQ meeting throws up a surprise
414 Roadmap for life report (focus on SEND & Exams)
413 4th annual conference in South Africa for the combating education irregularities and exam fraud.
412 Guidance & information on Ramadan from ASCL
411 What is training & development all about?
410 The challenges facing our exams officers - SecEd report
409 Recipe for a long life in this role
408 What the EOA will be doing in the future?
407 Leading from the front, but sharing responsibility
406 Board of Trustees March meeting
405 Supporting the EOA Model
405 Understanding college exam issues
404 Sometimes you think they do not need you!
403 Part 2 (survey report14/15) - focus on AB customer service
402 Part 1 (survey report14/15) - focus on membership community
401 ATL Support Staff Conference
400 Report on Ramadan meeting
399 Association of Colleges (AoC) annual conference
398 Get entries wrong and its curtains!
397 Centre Membership starts with students
396 Where does the JCQ remit start and end?
395 Scout motto, be prepared!
394 External Candidate update
393 Ramadan timetable issue
392 Happy New Year message
391 LRS announcements for Spring 2016
390 Jersey Network join EOA through the PDT programme
389 BATA report out on Assistive Technology
388 Update from LRS
387 PDT Birmingham group speak out!
386 The National Reference tests
385 Feedback from JCQ & Ofqual meetings
384 Report back on PDT events so far
09 November 2015
09 November 2015
379 Report on vibrant FAB conference focusing on VQs
378 EOA community is ready to take on the challenge!
377 BATA event on Assistive Technology
376 EOA PDT - A first on the Isle of Man
375 Access Arrangements - are they a right or privilege?
374 Two track EOA
373 Access Arrangements Update - September
372 Why you are so important right now!
371 The calm before the storm!
370 JCQ briefing on A-Level Results 2015
369 Obituary – Stephen James Green
368 A focus on EARs in the July Ofqual meeting
367 Ofqual's new register of current qualifications
366 EOA join celebrations on “Vint Cerf” Honorary Doctorate at Reading University
365 Special Educational Needs in schools – have you noticed any difference?
364 EOA trustees meet the awarding bodies?
363 Exams Timetable 20015/16 is now available
01 July 2015
362 Ofqual announcement
361 Back to basics for the EOA Board of Trustees
360 Back to basics rebuilding Local Networks
359 “Thank you for your time on the phone and it’s reassuring to know that help is at hand”
358 Ofsted must focus on how 'well rounded' pupils are and not just exam results , by CBI chair
356 Celebrating invigilation success at Handsworth Grange College (11-16), Sheffield.
355 What is the EOA up to behind the scenes to support your day-to-day role?
354 Share this TES SEND material with your centre
353 Part two – Awarding Organisations support to centre’s this summer?
352 Part one – How are you being supported in your centre this summer?
351 Skills for Schools - Putting your professional development at the top of the agenda
350 Adding Value to the Access Arrangements debate
349 What kind of support do exam offices want?
348 The worst things parents can say to teenagers taking exams
347 Preparing for New A Levels – Focus on Access Arrangements
346 Preparing for New A Levels – Focus on Assistive Technology
345 You heard it here first! - part two
344 You heard it here first! - part one
343 External Candidate Service for Centres
342 Board announcements for this summer 2015
341 Report on snap shot survey on Assistive Technology
340 10 EOA reminders for this summer
339 Meeting with The Exams Office
338 Brief reflections on March Board meeting
337 There is no such thing as a free lunch!
336 Assistive Technology (AT) Consultation
335 Access Arrangements - Urgent!
334 Real concerns over making Access Arrangements work
333 Overhaul of Network system
331 Survey on impact of all the exam changes and reforms
19 February 2015
329 Feedback on final PDT event of Autumn/Spring programme
328 What is the ‘normal way of working for the exam office?’
327 It will never happen to me
326 Spring 2015 update on A2C project
325 Warning signs from the AoC conference
324 Networks - building a future support strategy
323 Are you getting multiple newsletters?
322 Rebalance is launched
321 New TES link to SEN resources for members
320 WJEC launch Eduqas brand in England?
319 Post 16 news update / reference to Functional Skills
318 All change at AQA
317 What does EOA membership mean to you?
316 A slight change in emphasis but not spots!
315 Summary update on Ofqual results report
314 Securing the system by securing your role
313 More support for EOA Network tool coming
312 Ofqual report on this summers exams out now
311 Update on post results services
310 Report back on future training provision
309 Your chance to compare Exam officer support on offer
308 The EOA a 'first choice' for 'My Academy' programme
307 How is your workload?
306 Ofqual - ‘Completing GCSE, AS and A Level Reform’
305 Focus on e-Assessment
304 How do our AB partnerships work?
303 How do our Commercial partnerships work?
302 Clarity in the Market Place
301 Training, it's all about money, or is it?
03 November 2014
299 Unhelpful challenges ahead
298 What’s new on the Access Arrangements front?
297 The Future of Exam Accessessability in the UK
295 Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at PDT conference in Manchester
293 PDT programme off to an excellent start
30 September 2014
291 Celebrating Professionalism
290 Get your 2014/15 Exams Timetable sorted
23 September 2014
19 September 2014
287 Get your Exams Timetable sorted
286 Post results requests are up
285 Addressing the debate on exams accessability
284 Before we get to results how is your ICT set up?
283 What does day-to-day support mean to you?
282 ECSS service is up and running
281 Mixed messages on exams delivery
280 Sharing our good practice with East Africa
279 Developing a professional workforce from the bottom up
278 New EOA era begins with DfE
277 Feedback from ESEG at Ofqual
276 EOA reference Radio 4 Today comments
275 Not just about ticking all the right boxes
274 Interboard timetable debate
273 Raising the issues
272 Closing the gap
271 ASCL statement on DfE announcement on iGCSEs
270 the art of 'misleading'
269 Day-to-day support?
06 June 2014
267 Ofqual Information to centres 2014
266 Controlled Assessment Inspections?
265 EOA Reaffirms its support to its community
264 Ofqual stats on GCSE & IGCSE entries
263 GSCE & A level reforms 2014
262 EOA meet 'theexamsoffice' - questions but no answers!
261 Summer warnings 2014
260 EOA representation at Ofqual ESEG
259 Summer warnings 2014
258 Sharing our expertise in South Africa
257 National Exam Centre Support Service
256 Professional Development Training programme
255 Withdrawal of key tools by DFE
254 ASCL's view on us!
253 Missing the boat train
252 EOA response to DfE announcement on the future of exams delivery
251 Ofqual launches consultation on Regulating Endorsement and Examiner-Author Conflicts
250 Ofqual responce to reforms of VQs
249 A new approach by the EOA
248 Closure of Information Authority Board
247 Market Forces at work!
246 Ofqual report on marking
245 All change at the AoC
244 Poems, Prayers and Promises!
243 Running down EDSU
242 Carl Killgren says goodbye
241 LRS validation tool V4
240 NEFR report on 'marking reliability'