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Reviewing the validity of assessments

Access Validating Agencies are required by QAA to ensure that Access to HE Diploma assessments are appropriate for the delivery method and for the demand required, and facilitate valid assessment of student achievement. However, reliance on regulation alone can encourage an overly procedural approach, with a dependence on[...]

CAVA conference 2022

On Friday 2 December we held our annual CAVA conference, once again in person. It was a real delight to have our 84 attendees join us in Cambridge, to feel the energy[...]

Key insights from the Association of Colleges Annual Conference 2022

The AoC annual conference took place at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham across two full days on 15 and 16 November. CAVA’s Deputy CEO Emily Ross and Communications and Events Officer[...]

CEO welcome to 2022-23 academic year

I am pleased to welcome you back after the summer, I hope it has been a restful and enjoyable break. Before we start the new academic year, I would like to reflect[...]

Bridging the Gap: CAVA Assessment Workshops

As a membership organisation, one of CAVA’s strategic aims is to provide a full package of support for our Access to HE providers. As part of our programme of staff development training[...]

Quality is in the eye of the beholder

To celebrate their 25th anniversary, the QAA has been exploring the concept of quality through a series of articles and events. Their latest event was a panel held on 15 June, which[...]

Key insights from QAA’s Access to HE annual conference

The QAA’s Access to HE annual conference took place virtually across two half days on 10 and 11 May. Across the two days, the conference touched on different facets of the new[...]

QAA Access to HE Conference – What does “access” actually mean?

This year’s QAA Access to HE Diploma annual conference was opened with a powerful keynote speech from Shakira Martin (Head of Student Experience at Rose Bruford College; College of the Future Commissioner;[...]

CAVA Conference 2021

On Friday 3 December we held our virtual CAVA conference, exploring the theme of ‘The Future of Access to HE’. The schedule was packed with keynote presentations from the QAA, EduFuturists, and[...]

CAVA Higher Education Fair – Recordings and Resources

Thank you to everyone who managed to join us for the CAVA Higher Education Fair, we had a fantastic time and hope that you all enjoyed the presentations and the opportunity to[...]