This survey is voluntary. The National Education Union (NEU), on behalf of the Independent Assessment Commission (IAC), will process any information you provide for the purpose of analysing the survey in order to inform the work of the IAC. This will be conducted according to NEU's privacy policy  We do this on an anonymous basis and individuals will not be identifiable. Your responses are treated confidentially. If we make public any selected comments respondents provide in the survey we do so in a way that does not identify individuals. The information we gather in this survey will be stored by NEU to enable the IAC to undertake analysis. If, however, you provide personal information we will delete that information after 2 years.

If you have any questions about, or difficulty with, this survey please email Survey.Monkey@neu.org.uk – and if you agree to participate, please proceed to the first question

Please be sure to have read the report before responding to this survey. You can find the report here:
www.neweraassessment.org.uk/findings

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* 1. In your experience, do the qualifications currently taken by young people provide a useful basis for the next stages in their lives?

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* 2. Thinking about the case for change in the interim report, how far do you agree that change is needed?

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* 3. Considering the five principles proposed in the interim report, how far do you agree that qualifications and assessment should?

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Principle 1: serve the individual
Principle 2: be recognised to be part of a wider education system including curriculum, pedagogy and accountability.
Principle 3: serve the future needs of society, culture and the economy to enable the nation and young people to thrive
Principle 4: be inclusive both in purpose and in the design and development of the system
Principle 5: support progression for all young people, but should not exist only to act as a mechanism for determining the next examination or selection

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* 4. The Independent Assessment Commission is seeking to explore how the qualifications system might be equitable and reliable.

In your view what would make the system equitable?

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* 5. In your view what would make the system reliable?

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* 6. Are there any issues that you would like to see developed further in the final report?

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* 7. In order to develop proposals that are fit for the future, how far do you agree that the following  groups should be involved in the process of change?

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Education Staff working in 14-19
Young People
Parents
Employing organisations
Staff in Higher Education
Assessment Experts
Policy-makers
Politicians

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* 8. The interim report suggests that teachers should be central to the process of change to make sure that proposals are both desirable and manageable.  Do you?

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* 9. The interim report suggests that teachers should have this work recognised as part of a teacher’s role with time made available to reflect these new tasks.  Do you?

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* 10. Please provide any examples from your experience of activities that demonstrate any of the five principles in practice.

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* 11. Please provide any examples from your experience of occasions where you have been involved in changes that felt manageable, inclusive and sustainable.

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* 12. What made your experience positive?

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* 13. Please enter your email address to be kept informed about the IAC’s work.  This is entirely optional.  if you provide your email, we will use it to contact you further about the work of the IAC – including to send you a link to the final report.

DEMOGRAPHIC QUESTIONS  (These are optional)

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* 14. Are you responding as? (Tick as many as apply).

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* 15. If you are an educator, are you an NEU member?

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* 16. Ethnicity (Please select from the following.)

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* 17. Do you identify as disabled

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* 18. Gender

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* 19. Do you identify as transgender

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