Information for parents and learners

These pages are for parents and carers of students who would like further information on the changes to qualifications that are in schools and colleges across Wales.

Qualifications

Qualifications are the passport to any young person’s future, so it is important that everyone understands what is happening in Welsh education and why we’re making these improvements.

Changes

These pages guide explains what is changing and what this means for your children.

  • Why are we changing?
  • GCSEs;
  • AS and A levels;
  • the Welsh Baccalaureate;
  • vocational qualifications

News

External Quality Assurers and Examiners : Join our LinkedIn

Wednesday 13/12/2017

External Quality Assurers and Examiners : Join our LinkedIn

Are you an External Quality Assurer or Examiner? Can you work through the medium of Welsh? If so, read on...

Action plan published following Essential Skills Wales review

Tuesday 12/12/2017

Action plan published following Essential Skills Wales review

Qualifications Wales has published a report on the implementation of the revised Essential Skills qualifications following an extensive review.

Memorandum of Understanding between Qualifications Wales and Welsh Language Commissioner

Thursday 07/12/2017

Memorandum of Understanding between Qualifications Wales and Welsh Language Commissioner

Qualifications Wales and the Welsh Language Commissioner have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support collaborative working arrangements between the two regulators.