Frequently Asked Questions
What is Eduqas?
Eduqas is part of WJEC. Eduqas provides general and vocational qualifications to secondary schools and colleges in England, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland and to the independent sector in Wales (restrictions apply).
Will WJEC still provide qualifications?
Yes, WJEC remains the awarding organisation and continues to offer a full range of general and vocational qualifications.
Centres in England that are delivering general and vocational qualifications will be communicated from Eduqas.
What will happen to current specifications not currently being reformed e.g. Level 1/2?
WJEC specifications currently taught in England, Wales and elsewhere and which are not being reformed, will continue to be delivered without change. WJEC will also continue to provide training courses, resources and support for all teachers, regardless of the qualification branding.
To receive regular news, training opportunities and resource updates for your subject, please subscribe to receive our subject specific email bulletins.
I currently deliver a WJEC specification, does my centre need to re-register?
If your centre currently delivers WJEC specifications, it will not need to re-register. You can check if your centre is already registered with us and also, register as a new centre by emailing email@example.com.
Are Eduqas qualifications recognised by colleges and universities?
Yes, Eduqas qualifications are recognised by colleges and universities. They are regulated by Ofqual and awarded by WJEC.
Do Eduqas qualifications count towards the school league tables?
Yes, all relevant Eduqas general and vocational qualifications count towards school league tables in England.
Do Eduqas qualifications satisfy the Progress 8 measure?
Yes, all relevant Eduqas qualifications contribute to the calculation of the Progress 8 performance measure in England. The Progress 8 performance measure was introduced in England from 2016. Further information may be found on the DfE website.
Will I still communicate with the same people at WJEC?
We pride ourselves on providing a personal, dedicated service to teachers. This has not changed under Eduqas. Teachers continue to have direct access to the same subject specialists and helpful administrative support. If you have a subject specific question, please contact our subject officers directly. Their contact details can be found here.
Who do I need to speak to if I have a question?
To receive regular news, training opportunities and resources for your subject, please subscribe to receive our subject specific email bulletins.
What qualifications are available to centres in England?
Details of all general and vocational qualifications available to schools and colleges in England are available on the Eduqas website and labelled WJEC Eduqas.
Information relating to these qualifications is communicated to centres in England under the Eduqas brand.
What support is available?
We provide direct access to dedicated subject specialists and helpful administrative staff to support centres with all aspects of delivering our qualifications. Regular updates are available via email and the website; please subscribe to receive important subject updates.
What resources are available to support these qualifications?
We offer a comprehensive toolkit of free digital resources to support each qualification. Digital resources include Guidance for Teaching materials, classroom aids and revisions tools. These are continuously updated, with additions being made at regular intervals.
A full list of resources to support our qualifications can be found on each qualification page.
What training is available?
To support teachers in the delivery of our qualifications, we offer a comprehensive range of face-to-face and online training courses.
Our courses provide guidance on delivering our specifications, support in preparing learners for assessment and practical ideas to enhance teaching and learning.
To book your place, visit our Training page.
How do I request permission to use your exam questions in my publication?
If you wish to include exam questions previously used by us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to seek the relevant approval.