Exams

Sir Ian Bauckham is Keegan’s pick for permanent Ofqual chief

But his confirmation will be left up to whoever forms the next government

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Civil service boss: Covid exams U-turn ‘most awful governing ever’

Simon Case said in August 2020 that 'lots of people should lose their heads' over exams fiasco

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Hacking homework for exam breach suspect

A 16-year-old boy has been cautioned in connection with an exam board cyber attack

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Progress 8 pause: Heads call for wider review

But some heads have warned the sector could creep back to GCSE pass grades being the accountability 'king'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Cyber attack: Exam boards told to introduce new security measures

Ofqual chief Sir Ian Bauckham said regulator will undertake 'rigorous' checks on exam board plans to move tests on-screen

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Artificial Intelligence

AI cheating: just how much is going on in schools?

An explosion in AI ‘study aids’ has armed pupils with the means to cheat their way through assignments. But...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Exams

AQA to launch free digital maths tests for schools

But England's largest exam board has delayed plans to introduce on-screen exams

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Exam paper cyber attack investigation hits dead end

Two arrested stood down from bail as 'no further evidence'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ministers mull scrapping Gove’s Russell Group school metric

It follows calls from a House of Lords committee to review destination measures

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth