ICE booklet (JCQ)
See Instructions for Conducting Examinations. (usually yellow in colour)

ICT
Information and Communication Technology.

iEOA (now the EOA international)
The EOA was temporarily renamed the International Examination Officers’ Association in September 2017 to continue the work of the original EOA created in 1999 supporting centres, teaching staff and student outcomes.

Independent assessment
Assessment carried out in a manner that is demonstrably independent of any individual who might have a vested interest in the outcome.

Induction
The process by which new staff are provided with training, made welcome in the Centre, introduced to colleagues and helped to start their new job in a committed and productive frame of mind.

iGCSE 
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) offers a broad curriculum that develops students’ skills, thinking and knowledge. The iGCSE is widely recognised by higher education institutions and employers around the world. As an academic qualification it is equivalent, grade for grade, to GCSE. iGCSEs offer progression to A Level, BTEC vocational courses, and other similar qualifications that are recognised internationally and by the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

INSET 
In Service Education and Training. The education and training activities engaged in by Centre employees following their induction and intended mainly or exclusively to improve their professional knowledge, skills, and attitudes.

Instructions for Conducting Examinations (ICE)
Instructions drawn up by the JCQ in order to rationalise procedures for the conduct of examinations in examination Centres. Reissued in September every year, the most up-to-date version should be in use (often referred to as the Yellow Book).

Interchange
OCR’s secure extranet, which allows Centres to make entries, view results and apply for post-results services.

Internal Appeals Process or Procedure
The JCQ require all Centres to have an appeals policy to show their JCQ inspectors.

Internal assessment
A form of assessment that does not meet the definition of external assessment for a general or vocationally related qualification or the definition of independent assessment for an occupational qualification.

Internally Assessed Coursework 
Coursework which is assessed by a teacher at the Centre attended by the candidate submitting the material

Internal Assessment Mark Sheet (MS1) this is being replaced by online form and procedures.
Form used to record and submit coursework marks to an awarding organisation.

Internal standardisation
Process carried out by teachers in relation to internally-assessed work to ensure that all candidates are judged against the same standards, across different assessors and teaching groups. A mandatory requirement. (See Coursework/Portfolio internal standardisation meeting.)

Intranet
A privately maintained computer network that can be accessed only by authorised persons, especially members or employees of the organisation that owns it.

Invigilator
A suitably qualified person appointed usually by the exams officer through a centres HR system who is responsible for the conduct of particular examination sessions. Invigilators have to work closely with and often report to the Examination Manager/Officer.