Ark director in line to head Ofqual

10th June 2011 at 01:00

Education secretary Michael Gove this week recommended Amanda Spielman (left) for the position of chair of exams regulator Ofqual. Ms Spielman is currently research and development director of academy operator Ark Schools, and was a member of the Sykes panel commissioned by Mr Gove to review the school assessment system. "I am honoured to be considered for the role and I hope to ensure that it sustains its focus and rigour in maintaining standards and in the regulation of awarding bodies," she said.

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