We understand that every learner has a different style of learning, aspirations and abilities. That’s why we have a range of qualification types, in hundreds of subjects, to make sure there’s something for everyone. We're proud to be the only awarding organisation to offer both academic and BTEC vocational qualifications to international learners. From primary school level through to postgraduate courses, all our qualifications offer a modern approach underpinned by quality and credibility resulting from years of experience across the world.
We understand that successful learners need qualifications that are accepted, recognised and valued. We use our close ties to universities, employers and governments worldwide to create our qualifications, ensuring that they are always up to date, exciting and relevant to where learners want to go.
Like you, our ultimate goal is to give learners the best start in life and help them realise their aspirations. That’s why we’ve put in place a number of quality measures so you can be confident that no matter where you are in the world, your child is receiving a world-class education that will help them achieve their dreams.
Quality measures that benefit you
We are answerable to the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual), the regulator of standards for UK education, so you can be sure that we're always offering appropriate education at the right standard.
We also work with the Joint Council for Qualifications
(JCQ) to make sure our internal procedures, regulations and guidance are consistent regardless of location
, ensuring learners receive the best support possible.
- We adopt a uniform approach to the examinations and assessments, so no matter which country or school our exams are taken in, they're marked centrally in the UK to
ensure consistent marking and grading.
- We adhere to rigorous internal and external quality measures to ensure that our qualifications are valued and recognised by universities and employers at an international level.
In order to meet the high standards expected by Ofqual
, our specifications are developed by expert contributors
, including highly experienced subject specialists, industry professionals and examiners.