Schools

Ofqual chief admits exam board mistakes caused ‘distress’

Chief regulator Jo Saxton also told school leaders handwriting is 'here to stay', and warn they face worse results...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

‘We don’t want to be known as the kids who didn’t do GCSEs’

Schools Week editor John Dickens joined Ofqual chief regulator Dr Jo Saxton as her tour of schools across the...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Exams

Ofqual reveals how exams in 2023 will look

Coursework and subject content to return to pre-pandemic standards

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ofqual boss: Adaptive testing could end exams tier ‘ceilings’

The exams regulator has pledged to investigate computerised tests

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ofqual’s 3-year plan for exams: need to know

The exams watchdog wants to support the use of 'innovative technology'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Ofqual proposes stricter controls on BTECs that survive qualifications cull

Ofqual is consulting on stricter controls over alternatives to A Levels and T Levels, with BTECs and other qualifications...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Opinion

Talent is everywhere, opportunity is not

The government's new policies will allow every child to benefit from education, no matter where they live, says Robin...

Freddie Whittaker
Robin Walker
Exams

Ofqual to research impact of advance information to inform ‘future years’

Dr Jo Saxton says the measure was 'really exciting'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ministers urged to review exams plan amid covid disruption

School leaders concerned 'trust in the fairness of exams process will falter'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth