Politics

Ministerial portfolios: Who’ll be doing what in the new DfE team

We finally know what each of the six ministers will be doing

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

2022 exams: What you need to know about plan B

DfE and Ofqual seeking views on draft teacher assessed grades guidance

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

2022 exams: Adaptations and grading plan finally confirmed

Education secretary Nadhim Zahawi says 'fairness at the heart' of plans

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Drop in A-levels diversity, and 4 more EPI findings

Key findings from the Education Policy Institute's report into A-level subject choice. 

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Pupils might not have been taught parts of autumn exams, says Ofqual

Ofqual opted to make no adaptations to the majority of exams in the autumn series despite flagging it would...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Ofqual won’t be able to explain private school grades boost

No private school pupil sat national reference tests this year, which means they are unlikely to show why the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

2022 exams: Labour wants ‘standardised’ teacher grades as plan B

Labour has called for a “standardised” version of teacher-assessed grades as a plan B in case Covid forces another...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

2022 exams grading plan will be confirmed in October, says Ofqual

A decision on how exams will be graded in 2022 will be announced next month, Ofqual has said. Ofqual...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Gibb and Ofqual to face education committee hearing over exams

Schools minister Nick Gibb and the leadership of exams regulator Ofqual will face questions from MPs at an education...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker