COMMONS

Chief Executive of Ofqual gives evidence to Education Committee

31 January 2012

The Education Committee takes evidence on the Chief Regulator of Qualifications and Examinations, Ofqual on Wednesday 1 February 2012.

Witnesses

Wednesday 1 February 2012, Wilson Room, Portcullis House. 

At 9.30am

  • Glenys Stacey, Chief Executive, Ofqual

Purpose of the session

Since 2008 departmental select committees have had a formal role in the appointment process of some designated public posts which fall under the remit of their respective Government departments. The post of the Chief Regulator of Qualifications and Examinations is one such post.

Following the commencement of schedule 9 of the Education Act 2011 the role of Chief Regulator will transfer from the Chair of Ofqual to the Chief Executive, currently Glenys Stacey. The Committee is taking evidence from Ms Stacey to assess her suitability for this new role prior to the commencement order being made.

Following the session, the Committee will agree and publish a report, setting out for the Government the Committee’s views on the candidate’s suitability.

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