Awarding Body Forum 2018

On 11 December, we held our second annual forum for awarding bodies.

Thank you to all those who attended, and who helped to make it a great event!

The speakers’ presentations and papers are available to download below.

If you’d like to discuss any of the agenda items in more detail, please email us at




An update on sector reviews: 

 - what have we learned?

- what next?

Cassy Taylor – Associate Director of Vocational Qualifications

DELIVERING DIGITAL: Sector Review of Qualifications and the Qualifications System in Information and Communication Technology

Gareth Downey – Senior Manager Vocational Qualifications

Monitoring and compliance update

Denver Davies – Head of Monitoring and Compliance

Strategic Policy Overview

Dr Rachel Heath-Davies – Head of Strategic Policy

How Funding Supports Curriculum & Qualifications

Sharon James – Deputy Principal – Cardiff and Vale College

Group 1 

Introduction to Qualifications Wales’ Good Practice Guide on Mark Schemes in Knowledge-based Qualifications

Delyth Jones – Head of Recognition and Approval

Paul Johnson – Qualifications Officer

Group 2 

Public confidence in the qualification system – what should we be thinking about?

Vasile Rotaru – Senior Researcher

Nathan Evans – Research Assistant

Data Project Update

Sarah Jenkins: Data Project Manager