Links to other sites of interest

  Department for Education (DFE)
The latest re-naming of the Government Department responsible for education and examination results is the (DfE)Department for Education
    •   Department for Education
        The Government department responsible for Education in England

    •   Announcements from the Department for Education
        Department for Education press releases including a search function

    •   Publications by Department for Education

    •   Department for Education (DFE) Key Stage 4 Statistics
        Page with links to statistics on a very wide range of topics associated with KS4

    •   Department for Education (DFE) Statistics for 16-19 year olds in England

    •   Department for Education (DFE) Data Collection and Statistics

    •   School and College Performance Tables from The Department for Education
        The Government School Performance Tables listing all Schools and Colleges in England

    •   The School Curriculum.
        The Department for Education National Curriculum for Primary and Secondary schools.

    •   Web Archive - part of the National Archives project.

 Examination boards

    •   AQA Assessment and Qualifications Alliance exam board.

    •   Pearson / Edexcel A levels

    •   Pearson / Edexcel GCSEs

    •   OCR examination board combining the former Cambridge and Oxford examination boards. A useful site which includes copies of the syllabuses.

    •   Welsh Joint Examining Board

    •   GovernorNet
      Website aimed at giving advice to Governors

•  Harvey Goldstein's home page
    Harvey Goldstein is one of the foremost statisticians working in the field of School Improvement at the moment. There are some interesting academic papers to download and links to others.

•  Joint Council for Qualifications
Examination Board press releases giving information on GCSE, GCSE short course, A level and AS level results

•  National Assessment Agency
Launched in 2004 to develop and deliver National Curriculum tests.

•  NCER - National Consortium for Examination Results
An organisation, based at Bath University, which analyses examination results on behalf of Local Education Authorities in the UK.
Their website contains some interesting information on subject differentials that can be downloaded.

•  NFER - National Foundation for Educational Research

Office For Standards in Education (OFSTED)

    •   OFSTED - Office For Standards in Education - Home page
The Government office responsible for inspecting schools. These pages have links to the published inspection reports on schools throughout England.
    •   OFSTED School inspection reports
Links to the latest school inspection reports which can be downloaded
    •   Data View - from OFSTED
    A tool provided by OFSTED for looking at an extensive range of national data sets

•   OFQUAL the Government body responsible for oversight of national examinations.

•   Qualifications & Curriculum Authority (Archived)
This was the body (QCA) which replaced SCAA in 1997

•   UCAS - Universities & Colleges Admissions Service
Website for the UK central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to full-time undergraduate courses, HNDs and university diplomas.

•  UCAS tariff tables - what points for your qualifications?

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