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Pearson is a UK awarding body. Its academic qualifications include Edexcel GCSE, Edexcel A level, Edexcel International GCSE and the Edexcel Certificate (International GCSE for UK state schools). Its vocational qualifications include Edexcel NVQ and BTEC from entry-level to higher national diplomas.

For up-to-date information and guidance from Pearson, you can visit its website here.

Arrangements for awarding qualifications in 2020/21

Proposed adaptations for BTEC assessments 2021 

Pearson has published its proposed approach to adapting BTEC qualification, including those on performance tables, for 2021. You can find information on these here.

This approach has been submitted to Ofqual and the Department for Education for approval, and Pearson expects to start issuing final details on its adaptation approach for all its BTEC qualifications by 23 October 2020. 

Guide to the support teaching of BTECs in 2020/21 

Pearson has created sector guides to help with the teaching and learning of many of BTEC qualifications in 2020/21. These guides take into consideration public health guidance and teaching remotely this academic year. By 23 October 2020, these guides will be updated with the assessment adaptations for 2021. 

Summer 2020 - the awarding of qualifications in light of the cancellation of exams and assessments

For up-to-date information and guidance from Pearson, you can visit its website here.

Final exam timetable published for 2020 autumn exam series

Pearson has published the final exam timetable for the 2020 autumn series for GCSEs, AS, A levels, BTEC and IGCSEs. You can find these timetables here.

Qualifications

  • You can access information about Pearson's GCSE qualifications here
  • You can access information about Pearson's A level qualifications here
  • You can access information about Pearson's vocational qualifications here.

 

Feedback and complaints
For questions about qualifications, products and services, or to leave feedback and/or make a complaint, you can contact Pearson 
here

Policy Watch

Policy Watch is Pearson's regular policy update service, covering national and international developments in the world of education. You can sign-up to Policy Watch 
here.

 

First published 24 August 2020