Statement on alternative awarding arrangements for summer 2021

Date published: 02 February 2021

Education Minister Peter Weir today made a statement to the Northern Ireland Assembly outlining arrangements for awarding CCEA qualifications this summer.

Update on Examinations

This includes arrangements for GCSE, AS, A level, Occupational Studies and CCEA Entry Level and vocationally related qualifications.

The Minister will be writing to all schools, colleges, students and parents tomorrow to provide them with further information.

A copy of the Minister’s statement is available at: Statement on Alternative Awarding Arrangements - summer 2021

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