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A new qualifications body has been announced by the Education and Skills Minister Leighton Andrews.
The new body, called Qualifications Wales, will be responsible for awarding qualifications and regulating and assuring the quality of all non degree level qualifications.
The decision to create the body follows publication of the report from the Board of the Review of Qualifications for 14-19 year olds, which was published last week.
The Review recommended that the regulation of qualifications in Wales should be strengthened and separated from government.