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Update on A2C progress
and
SQA’s new Awarding Organisation System
Martin Hughes
Head of Business Systems – A2C Data Exchan...
Current A2C plan is VQ pilot from 09/18, with a full rollout from 09/19.
 Committed AOs are Pearson, C&G, OCR, NCFE and S...
• Streamlined processes
• Transparency of
processes
• Easier to complete tasks
Awarding
Organisation
System
A simple, flex...
Awarding
Organisation
System
“A management system for HNVQ verification activity that is
accessible online, flexible and u...
Awarding
Organisation
System
• Developing qualifications
Used by QD Specialists, SQA staff
• The learner – registrations,
...
www.sqa.org.uk I 0303 333 0330
Update on A2C progress and SQA’s new Awarding Organisation System
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Update on A2C progress and SQA’s new Awarding Organisation System

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Presentation delivered by Martin Hughes, SQA, Head of Business Systems - A2C Data Exchange, as part of an MIS Development Network event held at College Development Network.

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Update on A2C progress and SQA’s new Awarding Organisation System

  1. 1. Update on A2C progress and SQA’s new Awarding Organisation System Martin Hughes Head of Business Systems – A2C Data Exchange MIS Development Network Event Thursday 24 November 2016
  2. 2. Current A2C plan is VQ pilot from 09/18, with a full rollout from 09/19.  Committed AOs are Pearson, C&G, OCR, NCFE and SQA. (SQA has not committed to timescales, but we are working towards these dates.)  Engaged centre MI suppliers include Capita FHE, Tribal (EBS - SITS to follow later) and Civica.  Whilst focus is on VQ, the pilot will also include general qualifications for Pearson, CCEA and SQA. SQA will need to be able to accept NQ entries from colleges via A2C transport layer, but transfer to APS for normal processing  OCR and AQA are not making any commitment at this point. A2C Update
  3. 3. • Streamlined processes • Transparency of processes • Easier to complete tasks Awarding Organisation System A simple, flexible system to manage centre, qualification, learner and appointee data, qualification development, quality assurance of assessment, certification and reporting Developed and implemented in phases
  4. 4. Awarding Organisation System “A management system for HNVQ verification activity that is accessible online, flexible and user friendly for SQA staff and appointees. It is a one-stop-shop for HNVQ activity that simplifies and automates the end-to-end verification process for these users” First phase: Quality Assurance for Qualification Verification and System Verification Used by Appointees (Verifiers), SQA staff Currently in development
  5. 5. Awarding Organisation System • Developing qualifications Used by QD Specialists, SQA staff • The learner – registrations, entries, unit results, certification, reporting Used by Centres, SQA staff • Quality Assurance – enhancements to verification, approval, prior verification, development visits Future development to include:
  6. 6. www.sqa.org.uk I 0303 333 0330

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