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News and announcements

Diploma validator withdrawn from service

The Diploma validator online tool has been withdrawn from service in line with QCDA's remit from the Department for Education.

Date: 25/03/11

Revised remit for the Diploma

The work the Department for Education has remitted QCDA to carry out for the Diploma from September 2010 until the end of March 2011.

Date: 23/09/10

Diploma news - New version of ASL catalogues live now

Diploma news - New version of ASL catalogues live now

Date: 27/08/10

Important announcement about DAS for new Diploma centres

Every centre offering the Diploma for the first time in September 2010 must sign up to the terms and conditions of use for the Diploma aggregation service (DAS).

Date: 25/06/10

Diploma post-results guidance

QCDA has published guidance to help centres support students who don't achieve a full Diploma.

Date: 25/06/10

DAS Release 4 successfully launched

A new version of the Diploma aggregation service (DAS) – Release 4 – has gone live.

Date: 02/06/10

Diploma news - DAS centre agreements

Diploma news - DAS centre agreement

Date: 31/03/10

Diploma award winners revealed

Diploma award winners revealed

Date: 26/03/10

New additional and specialist learning guide

New ASL guide

Date: 17/03/10

New version of ASL catalogues live now

New version of ASL catalogues live now

Date: 10/03/10