Tag: re-marks

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We need to talk about exam re-marks – and quickly, says editor Laura McInerney It’s the first week of term and teachers of exam classes will be poring...
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Ofqual has put back a decision on allowing pupils to ask for re-marks of their GCSE and A-level exams, originally put forward to be available this summer. In...
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Ofqual needs to do more to stop “simple errors” in how schools deliver exams — although mistakes, security breaches and malpractice will continue, says new chief regulator Sally...
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Examiners should be aware of the dangers of social media after two separate posts on Twitter sparked concerns that exams have been marked in public. Both tweets showed...
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Ofqual has promised new guidance on the rights of pupils to challenge their grades after exam boards rejected plans to let individuals appeal directly. The exam regulator’s announcement...
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Many people will say changes to the GCSE and A-level re-marking system are unfair, but are they correct? Editor Laura McInerney isn’t convinced. Ofqual’s decision to change the...
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Individual pupils will be able to request re-marks of their GCSE and A-level exams directly, rather than having to go through their school, Ofqual has announced today. In...
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The exams regulator has given its clearest indication yet that it will get tough on re-marks to end an unfairness of some schools having a better shot at...
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Schools could get the right to request copies of marked GCSE exam papers as they consider appealing against marks, Ofqual has announced. The watchdog also wants to make...
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Schools have spent thousands of pounds hiring external moderators to reassess coursework grades amid concerns they have been wrongly marked down. Three schools in the north east of...
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Examiners are more generous when they re-mark GCSE and A-level papers immediately after the summer results, a talk by the chair of Ofqual has revealed. A study described...