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Ofqual consultation: 2022 non-exam assessment and fieldwork requirements

Published:Tuesday 18 May 2021

Ofqual is asking for views on the arrangements for non-exam assessment (NEA) and fieldwork requirements for some GCSE, AS and A-level qualifications in 2022, in a two-week consultation launched on 14 May.

The consultation will be open until 11:45pm on Friday 28 May, the proposals include:

  • non-exam assessments in dance, design and technology, drama (and theatre), film studies, food preparation and nutrition, media studies, music, music technology, and physical education
  • fieldwork activities in geography, geology and environmental science
  • assessment of speaking skills in GCSE modern foreign language (MFL) qualifications
  • assessment of spoken language in GCSE English language

As usual, we’ll be looking at the consultation in detail and responding ourselves.

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