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 Updated 29/11/2016

21 November 2016

466 Reviewing & regulating the Reformed Exam System – Ofqual


18 November 2016

465 EOA proposal to Ofqual on the Access Arrangements issue


14 November 2016

464 EOA proposal to Ofqual on the Access Arrangements issue


06 November 2016

463 Consider a new approach to supporting the exam officer


05 November 2016

462 Ofqual announcements on Weekly News page


18 October 16

461 Access Arrangements follow up with the JCQ


02 October 16

460 EOA Access Arrangements survey 2016


02 October 16

459 St. Alban's School celebrate their invigilation team


26 September 16

458 Concerns over Admissions Testing Service 

19 September 16

457 Taking responsibility for the exams officers contribution!


17 September 16

456 Celebrating all our community


11 September 16

435 Reality check on good practice for Access Arrangements Online?


12 September 16

434 Stand up for your own CPD 


 05 September 16

433 Announcements from Ofqual to start the term off


05 September 16

432 Some post results observations from a member


18 August 2016

431 The calm before the storm?


16 August 2016

430 Court overturns cuts...for disabled children


15 August 2016

429 Piggy in the middle on results days


15 August 2016

428 Putting JCQ ICE book changes 2016/17  in perspective


3 August 2016

427 Exam students fall foul of social media


11 July 2016

426 Tribute To Jill Kemp


04 July 2016

424 Getting Access Arrangements right in the future


02 July 2016

423 "...cheating allegations.." Leicester Mercury | F. Dryden


27 June 2016

422 Mock exams can be a trial


 24 June 2016

421 Getting to grips with inspection


20 June 2016

420 "This is physically impossible"!


17 June 2016

419 More and more exams, and who will pay?


13 June 2016

418 Photo of HRH DoE meeting the EOA team at TCOT May event


07 June 2016

417 Proud to be an exams officer


01 June 2016

416 Final TCOT presentation & celebration


20 May 2016

415 JCQ meeting throws up a surprise


16 May 2016

414 Roadmap for life report (focus on SEND & Exams)


09 May 2016

413 4th annual conference in South Africa for the combating education irregularities and exam fraud.


18 April 2016

412 Guidance & information on Ramadan from ASCL


15 April 2016

411 What is training & development all about?


13 April 2016

410 The challenges facing our exams officers - SecEd report


12 April 2016

409 Recipe for a long life in this role


 11 April 2016

408 What the EOA will be doing in the future?


08 April 2016

407 Leading from the front, but sharing responsibility


21 March 2016

406 Board of Trustees March meeting


21 March 2016

405 Supporting the EOA Model


04 March 2016

405 Understanding college exam issues


04 March 2016

404 Sometimes you think they do not need you!


22 February 2016

403 Part 2 (survey report14/15) - focus on AB customer service


22 February 2016

402 Part 1 (survey report14/15) - focus on membership community


19 February 2016

401 ATL Support Staff Conference


 14 February 2016

400 Report on Ramadan  meeting


10 February 216

399 Association of Colleges (AoC) annual conference


08 February 2016

398 Get entries wrong and its curtains!


 07 February 2016

397 Centre Membership starts with students


01 February 2016

396 Where does the JCQ remit start and end?


23 January 2016

395 Scout motto, be prepared!


18 January 2016

394 External Candidate update


08 January 2016

393 Ramadan timetable issue


04 January 2016

392 Happy New Year message

23 December 2015

391 LRS announcements for Spring 2016


23 December 2015

390 Jersey Network join EOA through the PDT programme


09 December 2015

389 BATA report out on Assistive Technology


04 December 2015

388 Update from LRS


30 November 2015

387 PDT Birmingham group speak out!


27 November 2015

386 The National Reference tests


23 November 2015

385 Feedback from JCQ & Ofqual meetings

23 November 2015

384 Report back on PDT events so far


13 November 2015

383 Mock exams and invigilation


13 November 2015

382 What does UCAS do?


 09 November 2015

381 Next JCQ meeting

09 November 2015

380 Next Ofqual meeting


23 October 2015

379 Report on vibrant FAB conference focusing on VQs


19 October 2015

378 EOA community is ready to take on the challenge!


12 October 2015

377 BATA event on Assistive Technology


05 October 2015

376 EOA PDT - A first on the Isle of Man


18 September 2015

375 Access Arrangements - are they a right or privilege?

09 September 2015

374 Two track EOA


07 September 2015

373 Access Arrangements Update - September


01 September 2015

372 Why you are so important right now!


21 August 2015

371 The calm before the storm!


13 August 2015

370 JCQ briefing on A-Level Results 2015


10 August 2015

369 Obituary – Stephen James Green


03 August 2015

368 A focus on EARs in the July Ofqual meeting


27 July 2015

367 Ofqual's new register of current qualifications

24 July 2015

366 EOA join celebrations on “Vint Cerf” Honorary Doctorate at Reading University


10 July 2015

365 Special Educational Needs in schools – have you noticed any difference?


03 July 2015

364 EOA trustees meet the awarding bodies?


02 July 2015

363 Exams Timetable 20015/16 is now available


01 July 2015

362 Ofqual announcement


22 June 2015

361 Back to basics for the EOA Board of Trustees


19 June 2015

360 Back to basics rebuilding Local Networks


12 June 2015

359 “Thank you for your time on the phone and it’s reassuring to know that help is at hand”


09 June 2015

358 Ofsted must focus on how 'well rounded' pupils are and not just exam results , by CBI chair


08 June 2015

357 Charter News Update 


08 June 2015

356 Celebrating invigilation success at Handsworth Grange College (11-16), Sheffield.


05 June 2015

355 What is the EOA up to behind the scenes to support your day-to-day role?


01 June 2015

354 Share this TES SEND material with your centre


01 June 2015

353 Part two – Awarding Organisations support to centre’s this summer?


29 May 2015

352 Part one – How are you being supported in your centre this summer?


20 May 2015

351 Skills for Schools - Putting your professional development at the top of the agenda


18 May 2015

350 Adding Value to the Access Arrangements debate


15 May 2015

349 What kind of support do exam offices want?


06 MAY 2015

348 The worst things parents can say to teenagers taking exams


04 May 2015

347 Preparing for New A Levels – Focus on Access Arrangements


04 May 2015

346 Preparing for New A Levels – Focus on Assistive Technology


27 April 2015

345 You heard it here first! - part two


24 April 2015

344 You heard it here first! - part one


17 April 2015

343 External Candidate Service for Centres


14 April 2015

342 Board announcements for this summer 2015


09 April 2015

341 Report on snap shot survey on Assistive Technology


08 April 2015

340 10 EOA reminders for this summer


07 April 2015

339 Meeting with The Exams Office


27 March 2015

338 Brief reflections on March Board meeting


23 March 2015

337 There is no such thing as a free lunch!


16 March 2015

336 Assistive Technology (AT) Consultation


13 March 2015

335 Access Arrangements - Urgent!


06 March 2015

334 Real concerns over making Access Arrangements work


27 February 2015

333 Overhaul of Network system


20 February 2015

332 Setting up an external candidate resource for the exam office


20 February 2015

331 Survey on impact of all the exam changes and reforms


19 February 2015

330 EOA supporting greater access to those with disabilities 


13 February 2015

329 Feedback on final PDT event of Autumn/Spring programme


12 February 2015

328 What is the ‘normal way of working for the exam office?’


11 February 2015

327 It will never happen to me


09 February 2015

326 Spring 2015 update on A2C project


06 February 2015

325 Warning signs from the AoC conference


02 February 2015

324 Networks - building a future support strategy


30 January 2015

323 Are you getting multiple newsletters?


26 January 2015

322 Rebalance is launched


 25 January 2015

321 New TES link to SEN resources for members


23 January 2015

320 WJEC launch Eduqas brand in England?


23 January 2015

319 Post 16 news update / reference to Functional Skills


19 January 2015

318 All change at AQA


16 January 2015

317 What does EOA membership mean to you?


 09 January 2015

316 A slight change in emphasis but not spots!


 02 January 2015

315 Summary update on Ofqual results report


 02 January 2015

314 Securing the system by securing your role


17 December 2014

313 More support for EOA Network tool coming


15 December 2014

312 Ofqual report on this summers exams out now


12 December 2014

311 Update on post results services


11 December 2014

310 Report back on future training provision


11 December 2014

309 Your chance to compare Exam officer support on offer


10 December 2014

308 The EOA a 'first choice' for 'My  Academy' programme


05 December 2014

307 How is your workload?


02 December 2014

306 Ofqual - ‘Completing GCSE, AS and A Level Reform’


25 November 2014

305 Focus on e-Assessment


14 November 2014

304 How do our AB partnerships work?


 14 November 2014

303 How do our Commercial partnerships work?


11 November 2014

302 Clarity in the Market Place


 07 November 2014

301 Training, it's all about money, or is it?

03 November 2014

300 Ofqual announcement on Remarks for Summer 2014


 31 October 2014

299 Unhelpful challenges ahead


23 October 2014

298 What’s new on the Access Arrangements front?


16 October 2014

297 The  Future of Exam Accessessability in the UK


14 October 2014

296 Ofqual announcement on FAB qualifications


10 October 2014

295 Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at PDT conference in Manchester


05 October 2014

294 LRS guidance for schools on ULN


03 October 2014

293 PDT programme off to an excellent start


30 September 2014

292 Cheating risk from online essays 30/09/2013


26 September 2014

291 Celebrating Professionalism


19 September 2014

290 Get your 2014/15 Exams Timetable sorted


23 September 2014

289 Ofqual publication on qualifications consultation


 19 September 2014

288 Ofqual Press release - Setting standards for new GCSEs in 2017


19 September 2014

287 Get your Exams Timetable sorted


 19 September 2014

286 Post results requests are up


 15 September 2014

285 Addressing the debate on exams accessability


12 September 2014

284 Before we get to results how is your ICT set up?


05 September 2014

283 What does day-to-day support mean to you?


 29 August 2014

282 ECSS service is up and running


 21 August 2014

281 Mixed messages on exams delivery


 14 August 2014

280 Sharing our good practice with East Africa


08 August 2014

279 Developing a professional workforce from the bottom up


06 August 2014

278 New EOA era begins with DfE


 01 August 2014

277 Feedback from ESEG at Ofqual


01 August 2014

276 EOA reference Radio 4 Today comments


18 July 2014

275 Not just about ticking all the right boxes


10 July 2014

274 Interboard timetable debate


07 July 2014

273 Raising the issues


04 July 2014

272 Closing the gap


02 July 2014

271 ASCL statement on DfE announcement on iGCSEs


17 June 2014

270 the art of 'misleading'


12 June 2014

269 Day-to-day support?


06 June 2014

268  Are your MIS systems ready for A2C this autumn?


30 May 2014

267 Ofqual Information to centres 2014


30 May 2014

266 Controlled Assessment Inspections?


23 May 2014

265 EOA Reaffirms its support to its community


22 May 2014

264 Ofqual stats on GCSE & IGCSE entries


14 May 2014

263 GSCE & A level reforms 2014


14 May 2014

262 EOA meet 'theexamsoffice' - questions but no answers!


08 May 2014

261 Summer warnings 2014


08 May 2014

260 EOA representation at Ofqual ESEG


08 May 2014

259 Summer warnings 2014 


25 April 2014

258 Sharing our expertise in South Africa


04 April 2014

257 National Exam Centre Support Service


 04 April 2014

256 Professional Development Training programme


 03 April 2014

255 Withdrawal of key tools by DFE


 02 April 2014

254 ASCL's view on us!


28 March 2014

253  Missing the boat train


10 March 2014

252 EOA response to DfE announcement on the future of exams delivery


04 March 2014

251 Ofqual launches consultation on Regulating Endorsement and Examiner-Author Conflicts


03 March 2014

250 Ofqual responce to reforms of VQs


28 February 2014

249 A new approach by the EOA


 

25 February 2014

248 Closure of Information Authority Board


22 February 2014

247 Market Forces at work!


14 February 2014

246 Ofqual report on marking


07 February 2014

245 All change at the AoC


31 January 2014

244 Poems, Prayers and Promises!


20 January 2014

243 Running down EDSU


13 January 2014

242 Carl Killgren says goodbye


03 January 2014

241 LRS validation tool V4


02 January 2014

240 NEFR report on 'marking reliability'