Joint Council For Qualifications (JCQ)
“The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) is a membership organisation comprising the eight largest providers of qualifications in the UK, including all Awarding Bodies delivering GCE/GCSE qualifications in the United Kingdom. Its chief aim is to reduce bureaucracy for schools and colleges by facilitating and delivering common administrative arrangements for examinations.”
Cambridge Assessment International Education
Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) is one of the leading providers of International Qualifications in the UK and across the world. CAIE are an independent awarding body outside of the UK awarding body regulations. CAIE publish their own regulations about administering assessments and Access Arrangements. The process is similar to other awarding bodies, although they do have their own key differences.