Exams

GCSE results 2022: Only 9 per cent drop in top grades

The fall in top GCSE grades takes results only a third of the way back to 2019 levels, when...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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
Exams

Fine exam boards for GCSE errors, education MPs demand

Exams regulator Ofqual will 'consider regulatory action'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ex-DfE adviser and ESFA boss appointed in Ofqual board shake-up

New board members to bring 'invaluable insight', says regulator chair

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Ofqual looks for new deputy chief regulator – again

The qualifications regulator is offering up to £120,000, advertising the role for the second time in a year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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