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09 August 2010

Qualifications and Credit Famework (QCF) Implementation. The regulators have issued updated Guidance on Qualification Titles within the Qualifications and Credit Framework. This clarifies further when additional size descriptors can be used, beyond what is outlined in the Regulatory arrangements for the Qualifications and Credit Framework http://www.ofqual.gov.uk/files/Regulatory_arrangements_QCF_August08.pdf Managing the Transition from funding qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) to funding qualifications on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) http://readingroom.lsc.gov.uk/SFA/QCF_External_NQF_Turn_Off_Provider_GuidanceAug2010.pdf The LSIS QCF Readiness Provider Support Programme offers flexible support for managers and practitioners from colleges and learning providers. http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/page.aspx?o=qcfprovidersupport Qualifications that continue to be funded under NQF. The Skills Funding Agency remains committed to currently funding the following NQF qualifications: - GCSEs - A levels - Skills for Life - Functional Skills and also QAA recognised access to Higher Education.

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