QCDA

AcronymDefinition
QCDAQueen City Darting Association (Charlotte, NC)
QCDAQualifications and Curriculum Development Authority
QCDAQueensland Cake Decorators' Association (Australia)
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"The QCDA shall maintain as its primary focus the development of socialized housing and urban renewal- [through] slum upgrading or renewal of areas for priority development and environmental improvement and resettlement program," the bill said.
"Given that the STA has assumed the QCDA's functions, I have submitted a Freedom of Information request to determine whether the Government considered scaling down the QCDA instead of replacing it with an inexperienced body.
(QCDA, 2010) A curriculum will include how a subject will be taught and will set out details such as the order in which subjects will be covered, timetables and assessment strategies.
The report authors argue that the new QCDA (formerly the QCA) should be scrapped and replaced by a small Curriculum Advisory Board, with an aim of freeing schools from the centralised control they face from the National Curriculum.
London, United Kingdom, July 04, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Becta, National Strategies, QCDA, Teachers TV - all extremely popular sites with UK teachers, are in the process of being decommissioned by the Government, with no clear strategy for their preservation.
A partial U-turn came in its plans to scrap the city-based schools exam regulator the QCDA.
The change in government policy is clearly affecting the property industry across the entire region, for example, the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA) signed a pre-let deal three years ago for 65,000 sq ft of space in Coventry.
'Revised Assessment Objectives' may not sound like something to celebrate over a glass or two on Friday night at the Marker and Ferret, but a quick look is enough to suggest that someone at QCDA has thought creatively, practically and humanely about what matters in response to Literature.
I'm writing to confirm that, in the autumn, we propose to introduce legislation to abolish the QCDA."
But, in fact, there are now eight new quangos with a part to play in directing training: the AACS, JACQA, NAS, NES, OFQUAL, QCDA, SFA and YPLA.
A spokesman at QCDA said the quango's move from its expensive Piccadilly offices was to save pounds 5 million a year in running costs and said staff who didn't want to move were entitled to opt for redundancy.