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Written Answers — Department for Education: Assessments: Coronavirus (24 May 2021)

Nick Gibb: ...and materials for schools and colleges to support teachers with their assessment, marking, and making their judgements of pupils’ performance. Exam boards are responsible for setting their exam fees, taking into account the costs involved with alternative arrangements in 2021. Exam boards will need to cover their costs, and the Department expects they will make commercial decisions on...

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level and GCSE: Assessments (3 Feb 2021)

Afzal Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions his Department has had with exam boards on reducing exam fees following the cancellation of 2021 GCSE and A-Level exams.

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level: Assessments (16 Sep 2020)

Nick Gibb: ...run the autumn series. Schools and colleges will be able to book fully funded space for the exams if they need it to avoid disruption to teaching. They will also be able to claim funding for autumn exam fees and invigilation costs if these exceed the savings they have made in the summer.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Assessments (16 Sep 2020)

Nick Gibb: ...run the autumn series. Schools and colleges will be able to book fully funded space for the exams if they need it to avoid disruption to teaching. They will also be able to claim funding for autumn exam fees and invigilation costs if these exceed the savings they have made in the summer.

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level and GCSE: Assessments (10 Sep 2020)

Nick Gibb: The Department is providing funding support to schools on autumn exam fees and we expect school and colleges to pay these on behalf of all the students they enter in the autumn. This is set out in our guidance on GOV.UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/responsibility-fo r-autumn-gcse-as-and-a-level-exam-series/centre-responsibili...

Schools and Colleges: Qualification Results and Full Opening - Statement (2 Sep 2020)

Baroness Berridge: ...subjects will be so important, particularly for home-educated students. There was a recent consultation from the department on whether to have a register with local authorities and whether to pay exam fees for home-educated students, because we are concerned about the rise in the number of home-educated students. The reasons are not, as perhaps they were 10 or 20 years ago, well-meaning...

Schools and Colleges: Qualification Results and Full Opening (1 Sep 2020)

Jim Shannon: ...appeals system. Will he outline how he intends to provide additional support for students who wish to sit their exams to bring their grades up through no fault of their own, and will he cover the exam fees for those students?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Assessments (1 Sep 2020)

Nick Gibb: ...this service, schools and colleges can book fully funded additional space to run exams if needed to avoid disruption to teaching. They will also be able to claim back for costs relating to autumn exam fees or invigilation where these exceed any savings they have made in those areas following the cancellation of summer exams. £30 million has been earmarked to deliver this support, although...

Education Settings: Wider Opening (9 Jun 2020)

Jack Brereton: ...to remain open throughout the pandemic. A number of schools have seen unexpected costs during this time, particularly with gaps in their budgets from lost income, and many will still have to pay exam fees despite there being no exams. Will my right hon. Friend join me in thanking all our teachers for the incredible work they have done, and consider what can be done to try to plug some of...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Assessments: Coronavirus (19 May 2020)

Nick Gibb: The Government recognises that schools and colleges want clarity on exam fees following the cancellation of this summer’s exams. The Department for Education and the exam boards are working together to ensure that schools and colleges are provided with further information as soon as possible. The exam boards are looking at the costs that will be saved this summer, alongside new work they...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Assessments: Coronavirus (15 May 2020)

Baroness Berridge: The department recognises that schools and colleges want clarity on exam fees following the announcement that GCSE exams will not take place this summer. The department and the exam boards are working together to ensure that they are provided with further information as soon as possible.

Immigration: Refugee Doctors - Question (24 Feb 2020)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: ...refugee and asylum-seeking doctors. Given the significant hurdles when people flee with no papers or proof of qualifications and are unable to meet the English language requirements or pay the exam fees they need to register, how have the Government sought co-ordination across all healthcare regulators to ensure refugee doctors and other such professionals can achieve registration and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (4 Apr 2019)

Roger Godsiff: ...School Resource Management Advisers in relation to (a) the sale of unused buildings and land, (b) catering, (c) letting of facilities, (d) transport costs, (e) energy costs, (f) premises costs, (g) exam fees, (h) marketing, (i) recruitment and (j) IT systems and computers.

Technical and Further Education Bill - Report (27 Mar 2017)

Lord Storey: ...which they will be missing out on. The cost of embarking on a further education course when over the age of 18 is not insubstantial. For example, Leeds City College charges fees up to £1,100, plus exam fees and any course extras. The introduction of such a contingency scheme would, I hope, help to address issues such as the one highlighted by James Kewin, the deputy chief executive of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Secondary Schools (Accountability) (14 Oct 2013)

David Laws: ...back and ignore the recommendations being made by Ofsted and others, and the dramatic figures that we have seen in the past year or so, which suggest that a vast amount of money is being sunk into exam fees rather than into teaching—behaviour that is not potentially in the best interests of some of the most disadvantaged youngsters. We have spoken to many head teachers and head...

Religious Education (17 May 2011)

Fiona Bruce: ...a humanities bloc of geography, history and RE. An experienced teacher told me that “under the new system if RE is not part of the E-bacc, I can foresee that schools will no longer want to pay exam fees as it will not be acknowledged in the new targets or E-bacc. Pupils will be forced to study either geography or history and will not have space on their timetable to study a full GCSE in...

Written Answers — Transport: Departmental Training (1 Nov 2010)

Norman Baker: ...to accurately determine the number of courses delivered against a paid invoice. Their training budget is also used to meet the cost of ad-hoc training course expenses, professional registration, and exam fees, among other items.

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Children, Schools and Families Bill (11 Jan 2010)

Edward Balls: .... The second is that they need more support, financial and otherwise, to be able to do so. That may mean catch-up, one-to-one tuition for children who need it, or support regarding the cost of exam fees. It is important that we make sure that we know that all children are safe and are being properly educated. That is why the Bill introduces a new registration scheme for home educators,...

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill: Report (2nd Day) (4 Nov 2009)

Lord de Mauley: .... That seems appropriate. While we accept that it is often better to let the market have control of these situations, there are also occasions when schools and colleges are put in a position where exam fees are too high. In 2004-05, for example, my information—which I think is similar to that of the noble Baroness, Lady Walmsley—is that secondary schools spent £197 million on exam...

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill — Committee (8th Day) (Continued) (15 Oct 2009)

Baroness Walmsley: ...think that that will apply here. Schools and colleges should be protected from vast price rises by such an amendment. The AoC has told us that colleges, which currently pay £170 million a year in exam fees, would appreciate clarification on the criteria that will be used to make these judgments. Keeping fees within inflation would follow the approach taken, for example, in the water...


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