Examination Boards
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Awarding Bodies


OCR


OCR is responsible to the Government as one of the UK's leading awarding bodies providing qualifications to students at school, college, in work or through part-time learning programmes. This website allows both teachers and candidates access to their course information.
www.ocr.org.uk/OCR/WebSite/docroot/index.jsp


AQA


AQA is one of the leading examination boards. This website provides information on all the courses AQA offer. Within their main site there is e-AQA website, which is the part for the centres (schools and colleges). It gives authorised staff direct access to in-formation related to their centre. It is designed to provide a flexible resource that will make it easier for centre's to communicate with AQA.
www.aqa.org.uk/


Edexcel


Edexcel website provides comprehensive information about all their qualifications. There is an Ask Edexcel part on the site where teachers, students or parents can submit a question and received an answer from the customer service team.
www.edexcel.org.uk/home/

DiDA - Diploma in Digital Applications

A revolutionary suite of three paperless qualifications from Edexcel that focuses on the practical application of technology.

DiDA qualifications prepare students for the real world of work or further education. They are designed to stimulate students creativity and develop real-world, practical skills that will motivate learning across a wide range of subjects.

http://dida.edexcel.org.uk/home/

Serif products will fulfill the key creative elements of DiDA. The Serif Design Suite for DiDA offers bitmap and vector tools, digital video editing, dtp and web publishing all supported by Edexcel endorsed resource materials and schemes of work.
http://www.serif.com/education/dida.asp

FREE Edexcel endorsed Resources include
Self evaluation checklists encouraging objective consideration of work
Project Planning tools
Example projects to prepare pupils for the SPB
Guide to create an eportfolio using Serif WebPlus

http://www.serif.com/education/tutorials/dida.asp



CCEA


The Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment provides advice on and support for what is taught in schools and colleges in Northern Ireland and how it is assessed.
www.ccea.org.uk/


WJEC


The Welsh Joint Education Committee examination board provides a range of syllabuses and examinations with related curriculum and in-service support.
www.wjec.co.uk/


SQA


Scottish Qualifications Authority provides support and guidance to all SQA approved centres.
www.sqa.org.uk/