England's exam system is broken

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England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:07 am

England's exam system is broken – let's never put it together again

Top A-level and GCSE grades are rationed, with more for the rich. And it’s not because of the pandemic

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ther-again

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Re: England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:25 am

Let's seize this rare chance to abolish school exams and league tables

The regime of perennial assessment so beloved of our politicians is an absurdity that actively damages young people

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... assessment

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Re: England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:36 am

Tory MPs back ditching GCSE exams in English school system overhaul

Covid-19 crisis has allowed for a radical rethink of education system, says One Nation group

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... m-overhaul

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Re: England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:17 am

'Plan B' for rigorous mock exams to avoid rerun of A-level fiasco

Exclusive: Gavin Williamson to announce 2021 exam delay in England and back-up plan in event of Covid disruption

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... vel-fiasco

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Re: England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:04 pm

Most exams in England will take place next year with three-week delay

Gavin Williamson confirms GCSE and A-level dates with schools given extra teaching time

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... week-delay

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Re: England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:06 am

Wales qualifications body urges scrapping of next year's exams

Welsh government told there should be no GCSE and AS-level exams, and single paper for A-levels

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... rges-wales

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Re: England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:45 am

Private and state schools bid to kill off GCSEs

A coalition of educators seeks alternative exams after summer algorithm chaos during Covid crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -off-gcses

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Re: England's exam system is broken

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:09 pm

Private schools record biggest rise in top A-level grades in England

Data reveals state schools and colleges came off worse despite U-turn to make results fairer

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... es-england

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