ASCL Conference, Exams

Ofqual chief would use exam conditions for coursework amid ChatGPT fears

Dr Jo Saxton says concern over AI cheating 'reinforces the importance' of exams

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Dr Michelle Meadows, former Ofqual deputy chief regulator

Dr Michelle Meadows was second-in-command at Ofqual during the 2020 exams fiasco, a grading disaster that will echo in...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Onscreen exams can’t ‘experiment with pupils’ futures’ – Ofqual chair

Tech in exams 'a case of when not if', but regulator's job is not to be 'evangelist of technology',...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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A-level disadvantage gap widest since records began

New data also shows record number of schools needing extra arrangements for exam students

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Private schools under investigation for gaming teacher grades

Exam boards are investigating malpractice at some independent schools after 'credible evidence' they over-inflated grades

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Schools should collect plan B exams evidence, government proposes

Ministers also looking to consult on long-term contigency plans for exams after 'learning importance' of system resilience

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Ofqual chief: Schools don’t need another ‘big assessment experiment’

Dr Jo Saxton said she is not a' grade inflation warrior' but wants 'fairest' qualifications for students

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Ministers confirm exams and grading plan for 2023

Grades will return to pre-pandemic standards, but with 'soft landing' protections and exam aids in some subjects

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Pearson faces record £1.3m fine for letting examiners remark own work

'No evidence' students received the wrong outcomes but schools awarded £300k compensation

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth