EOA Latest News
(updated 04/04/2014) 

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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'


20 December 2013

239 Every cloud has a silver lining

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09 December 2013

238 EOA welcome news from FAB & JCQ

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09 December 2013

237 JCQ survey on deadline dates for 2015

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06 December 2013

236 Information from the food change

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29 November 2013

235 Zero-hours contracts

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22 November 2013

234 Department for Education support developments on MEOY

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15 November 2013

233 Is the EOA good value for money?

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08 November 2013

232 Invigilation joint Press release from IQ, EOA & ETD

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01 November 2013

231 DfE response on November withdrawals

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25 October 2013

230 Coombe Dean leads the way on invigilation

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25 October 2013

229 So what’s the next step with MEOY

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18 October 2013

228 EOA front conference on School Reforms

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04 October 2013

227 Reaction to the recent Government announcement

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30 September 2013

226 Changes to 2013 entries

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27 September 2013

225 Maidstone makes its mark

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20 September 2013

224 Driving change

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20 September 2013

223 MEOY will be on your desktop this month

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23 August 2013

222 Ofqual statement on GCSE results 2013

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22 August 2013

221 JCQ GCSE press release

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17 August 2013

220 A sad goodbye to a loyal member of our community

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02 August 2013

219 Here we go again!

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01 August 2013

218 Summer 2013 GCSEs – Why the Results Might Look Different

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26 July 2013

217 Examining the Exam System

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18 July 2013

216 Promoting your local Network

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17 July 2013

215 Changes to the ICE booklet 2013

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11 July 2013

214 Questions about Results 2013

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12 July 2013

213 External candidates are on the agenda

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08 July 2013

212 Miracles do come true!

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28 June 2013

211 Westminister Education Forum

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12 June 2013

210 Ofqual consultation on GCSE reform

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07 June 2013

209 Ofqual report out on marking

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31 May 2013

208 EOA survey results on Job Security

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24 May 2013

207 Ofqual survey on exam fees

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21 May 2013

206 Welcomed consultation from JCQ

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17 May 2013

205 TCOT make their mark

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07 May 2013

204 May the force be with you

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05 May 2013

203 Ofqual survey of public attitudes to GCSEs and A levels

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02 May 2013

202 South African conference on exams delivery

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25 April 2013

201 If ever they needed you, its now!

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12 April 2013

200 AOs concerns over exam office job redundancies

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05 April 2013

199 Is your job under threat?

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02 April 2013

198 ATL conference - the Education Union

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22 March 2013

197 The DVD story so far!

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20 March 2013

196 ASCL conference success

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08 March 2013

195 Reading between the lines.

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07 March 2013

194 The ICE booklet on Contingency plans

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 25 February 2013

193 EOA Chair leads the way 

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12 February 2013

192 The re-take nightmare

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12 February 2013

191 Association of Colleges Conference (AoC)

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24 January 2013

190 The EOA DVD on invigilation

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24 January 2013

189 Getting ready for ULNs

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24 January 2013

188 EOA 12th Annual Report

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09 January 2013

187 'Reasons to be cheerful'

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21 December 2012

186 Christmas greetings from EDSU
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17 December 2012

185 EOA 12th Annual Report

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17 December 2012

184 Post results snap shot survey

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14 December 2012 

183 EOA, guilty as charged

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30 November 2012

182 Ofqual report on (EAR) service

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23 November 2012

181 Is the Tsunami coming?

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23 November 2012

180 Delivery of GCSEs - Ofqual

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15 November 2012

179 Turning Access Arrangements on their head

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09 November 2012

178 Response to Ofqual’s recent announcement about A’ levels

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09 November 2012

177 Our time has come!

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02 November 2012

176 EOA response to exam watchdog report

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29 October 2012 more >>

175 Nigerian Success Story

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19 October 2012 more>>

174 RTA courses available now

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15 October 2012 more>>

173 6th Cambridge Assessment Conference examining risk

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05 October 2012 more>>

172 The student faces behind the policy

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28 September 2012 more>>

171 10 good reasons

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 17 September 2012 more>>

170 Autumn induction programme for New Exams office staff

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14 September 2012 more>>

169 GCSE English and the rest?

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 07 September 2012 more>>

168 The GCSE discussion summer 2012

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07 September 2012 more>>

167 MEOY ‘My exam office Year’ pilot is launched

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06 September 2012

166 A2C Final Reminder to centres

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31 August 2012 more>>

165 No academic staff around on results days!

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24 August 2012 more>>

164 A2C JCQ update for stakeholders

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17 August 2012 more>>

163 Getting personal on results

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10 August 2012 more>>

162 Results day in August - just the beginning

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03 August 2012 more>>

161 MEOY ‘My exam office Year’ pilot is launched

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 27 July 2012 more>>

160 And they are off!

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13 July 2012 more>>

159 Close of play for some!

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06 July 2012 more>>

158 Impact of IT on Exam Delivery

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02 July 2012 more>>

157 Update - Replacement Certificates from Edexcel

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14 June 2012 more>>

156 Exams IT nightmare

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 08 June 2012 more>>

155 Ofqual May survey completed

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01 June 2012 more>>

154 EOA to lead the way on Local Network Provision

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 25 May 2012 more>>

153 South African conference on securing credible exams

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 25 May 2012 more>>

152 Inside government - Delivering a secure and credible exam system

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17 May 2012 more>>

151 A-levels 'could become university entrance exams'

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03 May 2012 more>>

150 Ofqual announcement on controlled assessment

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27 April 2012 more>>

149 Report on ATL conference

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20 April 2012 more>>

148 Ofqual survey on Modified Papers & OLMs

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20 April 2012 more>>

147 Ofqual survey on Modified Papers & OLMs

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20 April 2012 more>>

146 Supporting our ex-militarily service community

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20 April 2012 more>>

145 OCR’s Customer Admin Support Team launch

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13 April 2012 more>>

144 Final meeting of the old guard

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04 April 2012 more>>

143 Management of Credible Examinations in Nigeria & the world

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30 March 2012 more>>

142 Getting your voice heard by the SLT

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23 March 2012 more>>

141 Who do you trust?

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16 March 2012 more>>

140  Election of New Trustees are out!

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16 March 2012 more>>

139 Ofqual report on extra time

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12 March 2012 more>>

138 Ofqual release Timeline for the introduction of changes to GCSEs

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09 March 2012 more>>

137 Taking on members needs

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02 March 2012 more>>

136 Feedback on Association of Colleges exams officer conference

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02 March 2012 more>>

135 Delay on A2C project announced

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17 February 2012 more>>

134 Launch of EOA invigilator area

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15 February 2012 more>>

133 Overview: the select committee inquiry

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10 February 2012 more>>

132 OCR response to packaging problems

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07 February 2012 more>>

131 Between a rock and hard place - exam office role page 7

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03 February 2012 more>>

130 Access arrangements under the microscope

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27 January 2012 more>>

129 A2C announcement on next development stage

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20 January 2012 more>>

128 EDSU induction programme this March

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13 January 2012 more>>

127 SecED reference EOA concerns on security

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03 January 2012 more>>

126 Learner Record Service (LRS) moving forward

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22 December 2011 more>>

125 11th Annual Survey - full report

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22 December 2011 more>>

124 Christmas Update from EDSU

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13 December 2011 more>>

123 Stakeholder Meeting report now available

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13 December 2011 more>>

121 Qfqual - Contingency Planning for examinations

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13 December 2011 more>>

12011th Annual Survey results

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8 December 2011 more >> 

119 What's the EOA doing for me?

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2 December 2011 more >>

118 OCR response to paper packaging problem

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2 December 2011 more >> 

117 Changes to GCSE

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2 December 2011 more >>

116 New Update! AQA re-marking concerns 

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25 November 2011 more >>

115 Exams Task Force - Coventry 

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24 November 2011 more >>

114 Update! AQA re-marking concerns 

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21 November 2011 more >>

113 Edexcel request on data security update

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18 November 2011 more>>

112 Working with the British Council

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18 November 2011 more>>

111 Education Select Committee 

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18 November 2011 more>>

110 Board of Trustees request for nominees

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18 November 2011 more>>

109 Stakeholder Workshop 6th Dec. 2011 - URGENT NEWS!

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11 November 2011 more>>

108 Board of Trustees request for nominees

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11 November 2011 more>>

107 Update from the Learning Records Service (LRS)

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11 November 2011 more>>

106 Stakeholder Workshop 6th Dec. 2011 - URGENT NEWS!

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9 November 2011 more>>

105 Nominees for EOA board due this term 2011

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3 November 2011 more >>

104 Ofqual publishes interim report on the exam paper errors inquiry

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28 October 2011 more >>

103 A2C replacement project delay

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25 October 2011 more>>

102 Stakeholder Workshop 6th Dec. 2011 - URGENT NEWS!

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21 October 2011

101 EOA e-newsletter now out

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14 October 2011 more>>

100 The year ahead in education (2011/12)

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10 September 2011 more>>

099 iYour Board of Trustees need your help

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7 September 2011 more>>

098 EOA Board of Trustees report

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7 September 2011 more>>

097 When the JCQ inspector knocks

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3 October 2011 more>>

096 Ofqual launches consultation on GCSE Reform

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30 September 2011 more>>

095 EOA Board of Trustees – ‘Every cloud has a silver lining’

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30 September 2011 more>>

094 Edexcel request to exam officers on downloading data

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21 September 2011 more>>

093 Book your EOA BTEC workshops for this Autumn 2011

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21 September 2011 more>>

092 Communicate-ed launch new courses

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20 September 2011 more>>

091 EOA Annual Survey (2010/11) open to members & non-members

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16 September 2011 more>>

090 EOA workshops announced for this Autumn 2011

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 15 September 2011 more>>

 089 Alan Waymont bids you all goodbye and good luck!

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9 September 2011 more>>

088 Announcement on the scaling back of Diploma services

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8 September 2011 more>>

087 Edexcel on New Academic Year

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7 September 2011 more>>

086 New A2C Data exchange project update

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26 August 2011 more>>

085 A'Level and GCSE Results at a Glance
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23 August 2011 

084 ISSUE 11 | EOA Newsletter 22 August (Results) 2011

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23 August 2011 more>>

083 AQA results support for GCSE & A'level

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19 August 2011 more>>

082 EOA Annual Survey (2010/11) open to members & non-members

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19 August 2011 more>>

081 A Level results and how they might affect you

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19 August 2011 more>>

080 EOA BTEC courses are running beyond 2013

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18 August 2011 more>>

079 Edexcel offer on future training & support

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15 August 2011 more>>

078 JCQ taking over Access arrangements online

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 15 August 2011 more>>

076 Ofqual's press statement on summer exam paper errors

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 8 August 2011 more>>

075 EOA Annual Survey (2010/11)

open to members & non-members

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8 August 2011 more>>

074 Ofqual's press statement on summer exam paper errors

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8 August 2011 more>>

073 ATL's Accessment Newsletter

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5 August 2011 more>>

072 EOA BTEC courses are running beyond 2013

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30 July 2011 more>>

071 JCQ Data Exchange - Get Involved!

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22 July 2011 more>>

070 EOA Annual Survey (2010/11) is OUT NOW!

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22 July 2011 more>>

069 Dealing with Misconceptions!

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18 July 2011 more>>

068 EOA BTEC courses are running beyond 2013

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16 July 2011 

067 e-Newsletter & Annual survey (2010/11) are out now!

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15 July 2011 more>>

066 Mistakes on summer exam papers 2011

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 14 July 2011 more>>

065 Storage of old documentation – what to shred?

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8 July 2011 more>>

064 Networking at all levels

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6 July 2011 more>>

063 Isolation, a thing of the past

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4 July 2011 more>>

062 Welcome to The A2C Data Exchange Project

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1 July 2011 more>>

061 Ofqual inquiry into exam paper mistakes this summer

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27 June 2011 more>>

060 EXAM INVIGILATORS for TESTING TIMES

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24 June 2011more>>

059 Revealed: trade secrets of the invigilator's vigil

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24 June 2011

058 Getting ready for results days (GCSE & A'levels)

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22 June 2011

057 Examinations Staff Network Meetings

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17 June 2011

056 Consequences of exam paper mistakes but your job doesn’t

end there

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17 June 2011

055 Diploma changes announced by Ofqual

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16 June 2011

054 ndustrial action is proposed for June 30th 

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10 June 2011

053 Putting a reality on the media focus on exam mistakes

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10 June 2011

052 The Exams Office Blog is Back

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08 June 2011

051 Providing additional (scrap paper) in exams

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06 June 2011

050 Using iPods in Exams

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27 May 2011

049 All change at the EOA

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26 May 2011

048 All quiet on the western front

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25 May 2011

047 JCQ- announcement on November timetable

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20 May 2011

046 BTECs – the real story behind the EOA provision

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19 May 2011

045 It’s down to YOU – building  your local network

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11 May 2011

044 Buckingham Palace Garden Party - Annie Berriman

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05 May 2011

043 Passing on the royal wedding feel good factor

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21 April 2011

042 ATL - are they edging towards strike action?

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20 April 2011

041 SISRA - an EOA partner making its mark in the education market

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19 April 2011

040 Appointed Members of the Board of Trustees stand down

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15 April 2011

039 Signing up to 'keep it Hush' (EOA full members only)

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14 April 2011

038 New EDI developments announced

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12 April 2011

037 VTCT conference 9th May at NEC

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7 April 2011

036 Word processing cover sheet is back (click here for cover sheet)

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7 April 2011

035 DIPLOMA announcements from the DfE
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6 April 2011

034 Hays Recruitment to support Network groups
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5 April 2011

033 EOA supporting Edexcel July Conferences
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4 April 2011

032 OCR update on training to the exams office community

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1 April 2011

031 Edexcel offer on future training

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1 April 2011

030 New Board of Trustee’s Blog

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31 March 2011

029 Setting up your local Network
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29 March 2011

028 QCDA Centre Support on the move
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24 March 2011

027 How is controlled assessment affecting you?

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23 March 2011

026 Who do you give your results to on results day?
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21 March 2011

025 Get your peer support from the experts. Use the EOA forums!
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18 March 2011

024 How is the new results process working out?
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16 March 2011

023 Getting discount on IT training from Capita
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14 March 2011

022 Free Membership offers 2011
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10 March 2011

021 What does our community want on future training?

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08 March 2011

020 Peer Support from your website forums

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04 March 2011

019 Hays Recruitment programme on invigilation

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19 February 2011

018 Diploma Delivery this summer

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18 February 2011

017 7th National Conference on Delivering Diplomas

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17 February 2011

016 Report on Association of Colleges conference

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15 February 2011

015 Single Status pay and grading

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14 February 2011

014 Westminster Education Forum on Vocational Qualifications

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11 February 2011

013 Huntington network group start the ball rolling!

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10 February 2011

012 Association of Colleges conference

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07 February 2011

010 Investiture at Buckingham Palace

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04 February 2011

009 BTEC workshops – Spring series and beyond!

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01 February 2011

008 JCQ change in 2012 Results dates

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28 January 2011

007 Setting up your own Network Groups

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21 January 2011

006 Sample Survey News on 2009 -2010

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19 January 2011

005 Spring Workshop dates announced (with booking form)

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17 January 2011

004 EOA lobby successfully for change in JCQ dates

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06 January 2011

003 Ofqual consultation on fee capping

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05 January 2011

002 Hanging on in there - feedback 2011

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04 January 2011

001 EOA commitment to CPD

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