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External Examiner Resources and Information

External examining is an integral and essential part of institutional quality assurance, maintaining academic standards in our College and providing an independent view of the assessment process.

Key documents

The guidance document below sets out an indicative framework for programme teams and external examiners to help ensure that the College’s quality processes are open and robust with regard to the expectations around support, contact with and the visits from external representatives.

Validating partners

Additional resources

Below is a link to the HEA handbook designed for use by all external examiners and iss of particular interest to new external examiners or those examiners who need to be more familiar with academic institutions and their practices. The handbook primarily concerns external examining of taught programmes at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Contact information

If you have any questions regarding external examining at Blackpool & The Fylde College please contact the HE Academic Registrar.