Overview of the General Qualifications Strategic Plan for Wales

The General Qualification Strategic Plan, published in July 2017 by Qualifications Wales, sets out the priorities for regulating general qualifications[1] over the next three years.   Focus Areas The plan outlined five focus areas; Securing standards Evaluating change Improving public understanding Increasing availability through the medium of Welsh Adopting an incremental approach to future changes Firstly, the…

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Imminent introduction of revised Essential Skills Wales Qualifications

In less than four months’ time, new and revised GCSEs and revised Essential Skills Wales (ESW) Qualifications will become available to learning providers in Wales. Miller Research has just completed an evaluation of the trialling of the new assessment model that will underpin this revised suite of ESW qualifications. Teaching practitioners and learners in schools,…

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