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
Exams

To be fair, we can do better than exams

Ministers’ clamour to return to our pre-pandemic exams system is founded on an impoverished idea of fairness, writes Jo-Anne...

JL Dutaut
JO-ANNE BAIRD
Exams

Next year’s exams could be statistically contentious if we don’t act now

Clear conversations about next year’s exams are needed right away, writes Sharon Witherspoon The last two years have been...

Jess Staufenberg
Sharon Witherspoon
Exams

Ofqual chief criticised over ’embarrassing’ claim teacher grades ‘more accurate’ than exams

The head of England’s exams regulator has been criticised over his “embarrassing” claim that teacher-assessment grades were “likely to...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Exams 2021: AQA to return 26% of fees paid by schools

Exam board AQA has confirmed it will once again return just 26 per cent of entry fees paid this...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Exams 2022: What you need to know about plans for GCSEs and A-levels

The government has published its long-awaiting consultation on changes to GCSE and A-level exams in 2022. Many of the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Reveal 2022 exams plan by September at the latest, government told

Pressure is growing on the government to publish its 2022 exams plan as new analysis by Labour found year...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Williamson looking at adaptions for 2022 exams to ensure ‘right level of support for pupils’

The government is looking at a “similar set of measures” for the 2022 exams as those proposed for this...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth