Exams

Pearson warns 7,000 pupils won’t get BTEC results tomorrow

It comes as exam boards finally admit nearly 2,000 grades still to be issued five days after results day

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth and Billy Camden
Exams

Major exam reform the ‘last thing schools need’, warns ex-DfE adviser

'Incremental improvement' model would help 'resource-starved' schools, Sam Freedman says

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
A-level results 2022

School leaders form pact not to show off A-level results

Some trust and school chiefs are avoiding 'tempting' PR about A-level and GCSE grades, warning Covid makes comparisons 'ridiculous'

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
A-level results 2022

A-level results 2022: Which subjects saw the biggest drop in top grades?

Top grades in some subjects are far closer to pre-Covid results than others, with the biggest upheaval still to...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Opinion

Exams can’t close the attainment gap. We must address the underlying causes

Qualification reform is needed, but won't be enough on its own to address issues of inclusion, diversity and equality...

Freddie Whittaker
Dr Michelle Meadows and Professor Jo-Anne Baird
Exams

Teachers fear 2022 exams will widen attainment gap

'Impacts of the pandemic on education are far from over,' new research finds

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

AQA staff plan second walkout days before A-level results

Exam board accuses Unison of trying to disrupt grading meetings

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Minister promises to get tough on exam board mistakes – again

Ofqual could take 'regulatory action', but previous ministerial criticisms and watchdog fines do not appear to be preventing problems

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

Teachers back digital exams in principle, but school tech not yet up to scratch

Research by exam board AQA finds substantial barriers to digitising exams in England, despite support for the model

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker