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Six things we learned about Ofqual from its annual report

Ofqual received more than 7,000 phone calls last August over the exams fiasco, new figures show. The exams regulator...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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DfE to cover 2021 autumn exam costs for students and schools

The Department for Education has confirmed it will reimburse schools for the cost of organising autumn exams and covering...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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WJEC grades portal goes down as exam board scrambles to fix issues

Exam board WJEC Eduqas has been forced to temporarily take down its portal for submitting teacher assessed grades just...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Schools shut out from submitting teacher grades after exam board portal crashes

Schools are shut out from submitting teacher grades, just a day before the deadline, after an exam board’s submission...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Six key findings from Ofqual’s survey of teachers on 2020 grading

A third of school staff felt “undue pressure” on their professional judgment when issuing exam grades in 2020, according...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth