National Council for Vocational Qualifications (NCVQ)
Pareas Associates was commissioned by NCVQ to manage a number of different projects, including:
Download Research and Evaluation Portfolio
Finalising the ‘Common Accord’
Consolidating the findings from working groups, consultations and other sources to produce a publishable document describing the main features of the ‘Common Accord’ for awarding bodies.
Examining Awarding Body Guidance on Assessor and Verifier Awards
Reviewing awarding body guidance on the implementation of assessor and verifier units – and comparing that with the guidance issued by NCVQ.
Action Planning and the National Record of Achievement
Co-ordinating the results from a major national consultation on action planning, producing a report and best practice case studies.
NCVQ Review of Reports
Reviewing reports from awarding bodies and evaluating quality assurance mechanisms with the aim of summarising the main findings and producing a working paper.
Identifying New Titles for GNVQs
Working with potential users to identify alternative names for GNVQs.
Review of Top 100 NVQs
Pareas Associates was one of only 30 consultancies nationwide involved in the review of the 100 most used NVQs.