- the former qualifications, curriculum and assessment authority for Wales, which was funded by the National Assembly - was abolished this year along with the Welsh Development Agency (WDA) and training body Elwa.
Brian Connolly, chairman of ACCAC
, said: 'Improvements in standards in our schools should be applauded at every level and this scheme is a way of acknowledging the good work being done across the country.'
Jane Davidson said: 'The A-level Welsh exam is accredited by ACCAC
and QCA through the same robust procedures as all other A-levels.
When the old independent regulator - ACCAC
- was abolished, a number of us questioned the wisdom of such a move.
The school improvement index scheme is run by the Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales (ACCAC
), backed by the HSBC Bank.
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Critics warned in 2006 that scrapping independent qualifications authority - Accac
- risked compromising the integrity of Wales' exams system.
The curriculum authority ACCAC
will also be merged into the assembly government while Health Professions Wales, only set up in April, will be wound up.
The website was commissioned by ACCAC
,the qualifications, curriculum and assessment authority for Wales.
the independent regulator in Wales was abolished in the bonfire of the quangos by Rhodri Morgan a few of us then questioned the wisdom of such a move).
They have been developed jointly by the WDA and ACCAC
The School Improvement Index Award was presented by the curriculum and assessment authority ACCAC
and was based on the school's GCSE and GNVQ results over the last three years.