Qualifications: Coronavirus

Department for Education written question – answered on 22nd June 2020.

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Photo of Ruth Cadbury Ruth Cadbury Labour, Brentford and Isleworth

What discussions he has had with Ofqual on the arrangements for awarding GCSE, AS and A level grades for the 2019-20 academic year.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

I meet the Ofqual Chief Regulator regularly as do our officials. Given the current unprecedented circumstances, my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education, has also issued a direction to Ofqual to help shape its work in developing calculated grades for students in place of exam results, ensuring outcomes are as fair as possible.

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