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Past Events & Meetings 2015

December 11/2015 - EOA Board of Trustees meeting - in Reading - All members and non-members are welcome to suggest items for this meeting. They must reach Karen at eoa.office@examofficers.org.uk by Tuesday 1st December

December 01/2015 - LRS meeting in Coventry - looking at ULNs and will get some feedback on the present A2C developments - any comments welcome

November 20/2015 - Ofqual (ESBG) meeting, in Coventry - please send your requests to the EOA office as soon as possible, especially over results issues

November 16/2015 - JCQ meeting, in London - please send your requests to the EOA office as soon as possible

October 20/2015 - Access Arrangements Forum at Ofqual, in Coventry - this group look at changes in legislation which impact on the JCQ publications

October 12/2015 - Westminster Education Forum, in London - EOA invited to speak on Access Arrangements and how it will impact on future education reforms

 October 08/2015 - British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) in London - forum on present and future exam accessability - with special reference to the challenges faced by the exams office when trying to operate Access Arrangements - guest speakers Helen Simon and Andrew Harland

October 01/2015 - Customised PDT programme for the Isle of Man - Contact the EOA office for further information

August 20/2015 - GCSE Results day - when results are released to candidates

August 13/2015 - GCE A level Results day - when results are released to candidates

JCQ briefing attended by the EOA and reported under the News Section

July 30/2015 - meeting with Ofqual, in Coventry - preparing for results days and follow up on reforms and Access Arrangements issue

July 01/2015 - EOA Board of Trustees meeting in Reading with an invitation to AQA, OCR, Pearson and WJEC to share their vision on exam office support

June 29/2015 - Capita School Exam Reform conference - in Newcastle - chair Andrew Harland - programme (click here) - Please use booking source code MKEOA and discount code DISC20 to get your 20% off

June 08/2015 - Teacher Association Liaison Group Meeting with JCQ - in London

Various issues raised by members will be taken to this meeting including the continuing debate on supporting Access Arrangements

June 01/2015 - Presentation to PGCE students on the importance of exams delivery - at the Institute of Education, University College London (UCL) by Andrew Harland

May 15-16/ 2015 - Road Map for life Conference,  in Swiss Cottage special school in London with guess speakers Helen Simon and Andrew Harland - EOA stand available

April 29/2015 - Preparing for the Implementation of the New A Levels - Central London. Guest speakers on the impact of Assisitive Technology Helen Simon and Andrew Harland

March 30 - April 1/2015 - ATL conference in Liverpool - EOA are affiliate members of the ATL and over half of the EOA membership are members of the ATL

March 26/2015 - meeting with University College - in London on future developments

March 25/2015 - EOA Board of Trustees meeting - in Reading - key items will include


  • Future PDT programme and ongoing conference
  • Evolution of the new website local Network development
  • Future strategy for the next three years and beyond


All members and non-members are welcome to suggest items for this meeting. They must reach Fiona at eoa.office@examofficers.org.uk by Tuesday 24th March



March 18/2015 - meeting with Ofqual in Coventry, attended by Fiona Loveluck

March 18/2015 - Meeting with Ofqual - in Coventry - update before summer exams

March 13/2015 - hosted by SecEd in Birmingham - The 3rd national 'Pupil Premium and Ofsted - Ensuring Successful Outcomes' conference brings together the National Pupil Premium Champion Sir John Dunford with a great mix of innovative schools, respected educationalists, inspectors, and experienced practitioners from all levels to offer a range of deliverable, useable, evidence-based, practical approaches.

March 11/2015 - Seminar on Leardership run by Henley Business College, in London Henley Business College is based at the University of Reading and wil be working with the EOA on its future development strategy.

March 11/2015 - meeting with RNIB, in Londonover Access Arrangements and setting up a closer relationship with this organisation to help support mainstream exam office staff dealing with various requests

March 10/2015 - PDT event in Cornwall - now on the 10th July

March 05/2015 - EOA supporting greater access to those with disabilities - in Manchester - hosted by Texthelp - speakers Gareth Morewood, Helen Simon & Andrew Harland (postponed)

March 04/2015 - Independent Exam Officer's Conference - hosted by Haberdashers' Ask's Boys School - key note speaker Andrew Harland

February 25/2015 - Meeting with JCQ Teaching group for updates - in London

 February 17/2015 - meeting with ASCL - in London on supporting the exam office community

February 10/2015 - EOA PDT event in London 

February 4 & 5/2015 - Exams Officers Conference in Nottingham, hosted by the Association of Colleges - the EOA will have  a stand and run a workshop

 January 20/2015 - England Advisory Committee meeting for WJEC Eduqas - at the University of Reading.- hosted by the EOA