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The Equality Act 2010 places a duty on awarding bodies to make reasonable adjustments for disabled candidates.

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First published:
10 April 2012
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Treating candidates fairly, while making sure the qualification remains valid, is an important consideration. The Act also gives the Welsh Ministers power to specify where a reasonable adjustment should not be made.

This publication is aimed at:

  • awarding organisations
  • qualifications regulators
  • disability groups
  • centres entering learners for examinations
  • others with an interest in inclusive qualifications

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