Examining Boards play a key role in managing the quality and standards of the University’s awards, and in making recommendations relating to their enhancement. It is an important role not least because it is one of the few occasions when externality, through the involvement of the External Examiners, is brought to these processes. The guidance and resources below are designed to assist those involved in the operation or support of Boards.
- Examining Boards will confirm marks and make recommendations on progression and awards.
- Examining Boards will monitoring the quality and standards of awards.
- Assessment processes and procedures need to be more consistent within and between schools.
- Conventions and rules used by Examining Boards across the University need to be applied more consistently.
Cardiff University Regulations and Guidance
Links and Resources
- External Examiners (Taught Programmes)
- Guidance for External Examiners on completing the Annual Report Form
- The role of External Examiners in the Assessment Process
- 2014-2015 External Examiner Handbook
- 2014-2015 External Examiner Handbook – Welsh
- Induction for newly appointed External Examiners
‘Word’ versions of Exam Board Handbook appendixes
- Awards and Progress Commitee Pro forma (English) / Welsh version
- Examination Board Checklist (English) / Welsh version
- Student Records Exam Queries Pro forma
- Change of Exam Results Pro forma
- Changes due to Extenuating Circumstances Pro forma
Guide to Managing Exam Boards
- Guide to Managing Exam Boards in 13/14
- Managing Exam Boards in 13/14 – Powerpoint from Briefing Session
- Quick Guide for Administration Staff on Exam Processing 2014
Contact for enquiries:
Andy Lloyd (LloydA@cardiff.ac.uk)
Page last updated: 13 May 2015