Awarding organisations must investigate and issue penalties for any candidate or centre malpractice that might undermine the integrity of an exam.
Ofqual collects and reports information on the total number of incidents of malpractice in the GCSE and GCE summer examination series in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. No geographic breakdown of the data is currently published.
Source agency: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
Designation: Official Statistics not designated as National Statistics
Alternative title: Ofqual Report on incidents of Malpractice in GCSE and GCE examinations