Following the Government's announcement that formal exams including GCSEs and A-Levels have been cancelled for 2021, schools have been grappling with how best to support their learners and ensure that their grades are reasonable and fair. Emily Flower explores the complexities
Howard Sharron looks at the controversy over teacher assessed grades and the likelihood of bias and inconsistencies
6,300 GCSE entries, most of them from private schools, may have received “disproportionately overestimated grades”, according to Ofqual.
The Principal of UTC South Durham calls the DfE and Ofqual to account for the inadequate time they are giving students to complete technical studies - and for not listening!
The new exam results based on a system of teacher expectations and school benchmarking, will not be accurate or fair to children from disadvantaged backgrounds, argues Professor Nicola Ingram