Policy papers and briefings

AQA shares its expertise in assessment and qualifications policy by engaging with teachers, students, parents, politicians, policymakers and thought leaders. One of the ways we do this is by publishing reports and briefings.

Post-qualification admissions

AQA is committed to ensuring everyone who sits our qualifications can achieve their potential. To that end, we are pleased to join the calls for a shift to post-qualification admissions – and are engaging with politicians, civil servants and education thought leaders on how best to achieve this.

Read: PQA and the exam system: An AQA briefing paper

GCSE Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Briefing

The briefing explores why – while there's some merit in a frequency-based approach to vocabulary lists, – the approach proposed by the DfE’s 2021 MFL consultation will not fulfil its objectives for students to be able to communicate about a wide variety of topics.

Read: GCSE MFL briefing paper