JCQ

AcronymDefinition
JCQJoint Council for Qualifications (UK)
JCQJob Content Questionnaire (pyschosocial job assessment)
JCQJim Cutler Quartet
JCQJob Candidates Questions (American Political Science Association)
JCQJapan Club of Queensland (Australia)
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JCQ director general Michael Turner said: "At a national level there is very little change in this year's results but we do see educational policies continuing to have an effect on entry patterns and results at a subject level.
The JCQ said boys were catching up with girls across the grades - narrowing the gap at grades A-C by half a percent on last year, although girls remain far ahead of boys.
The barrister added that, despite serving court documents on his home and business addresses, JCQ had "heard nothing from Quinn at any stage".
Overall fewer pupils sat science exams, despite a rise in those entering for physics, chemistry and biology as separate subjects, according to the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQDr Ellie Johnson Searle, director of the JCQ, said analysis of GCSE figures released by the umbrella body this morning confirmed that entries had fallen by some 8,000.
21,22) The JCQ contains self-reported information on decision latitude (3 questions), decision authority (2 questions), psychological demands (2 questions), social support from co-workers (2 questions), support from supervisor, job physical demands and job security (1 question each).
JCQ director Dr Jim Sinclair said: "Students and their teachers can be proud of their achievements.
Jim Sinclair, director of the JCQ, said: "Once again, we have seen a welcome increase in results at GCSE despite the lowest entry for five years.
Dr Ellie Johnson Searle, JCQ director, welcomed the improvement in maths results.
The JCQ, which represents exam boards, also revealed 50% of entries in independent schools achieved A* or A grade while just 23% got the grades at state schools and colleges.
The JCQ said the overall pass rate stayed the same as it was in 2003, after falling from the year before.
He said that JCQ had traced various fake certificates emanating from Quinn, a "very slippery customer" who had made lots of money from his forgery trade.