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The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder.

The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder.

The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder. The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder. SEOUL, South Korea — Nearly a half-million South Korean high school seniors hunkered down on Thursday to take an annual university-entrance exam they had been preparing for since kindergarten — a nine-hour marathon of tests that could decide …

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Labour calls for exam changes to make them ‘truly fair to all pupils’ amid Covid disruption

<p>Labour has called for changes to next year’s exams amid pandemic</p>

Labour calls for exam changes to make them ‘truly fair to all pupils’ amid Covid disruption Labour calls for exam changes to make them ‘truly fair to all pupils’ amid Covid disruption Labour has called for changes to exams next year to make them “truly fair to all pupils” amid coronavirus-related disruption to education.  Kate Green, the shadow education secretary, …

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University offers could be based on real exam results after predicted grades fiasco

<p>A file photo showing university graduates</p>

University offers could be based on real exam results after predicted grades fiasco University offers could be based on real exam results after predicted grades fiasco The government has announced plans to overhaul the university admissions system so students are offered places based on their actual exam results rather than predicted grades. Education secretary Gavin Williamson said the proposals would …

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Ofqual ‘chose to carry on’ despite concerns over exam results algorithm, says committee chair

Students protested against a controversial grading system following this year’s results day

Ofqual ‘chose to carry on’ despite concerns over exam results algorithm, says committee chair Ofqual ‘chose to carry on’ despite concerns over exam results algorithm, says committee chair England’s exam regulator “chose to carry on” despite concerns over a controversial algorithm used to calculate grades this year, the education select committee has said. Ofqual pushed ahead with the system despite …

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Her School Was Bombed. She Still Topped Afghanistan’s National University Exam.

Her School Was Bombed. She Still Topped Afghanistan’s National University Exam.

Her School Was Bombed. She Still Topped Afghanistan’s National University Exam. Her School Was Bombed. She Still Topped Afghanistan’s National University Exam. Twenty years of investment increased enrollment up to ninefold. Private universities have popped up across the country’s urban centers. But like many other things, the education effort has been marred by deep corruption, and the official numbers have …

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U.K. Exam Chaos Prompts Stampede for College Places

U.K. Exam Chaos Prompts Stampede for College Places

U.K. Exam Chaos Prompts Stampede for College Places U.K. Exam Chaos Prompts Stampede for College Places LONDON — The calls to Newcastle University started early this week, flooding in at the rate of 1,500 in a day. At Reading University, staff were forced to set up a makeshift phone bank in the library. Durham University, facing overwhelming demand for places …

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A-level exam chaos: Ofqual’s controversial algorithm to be reviewed, regulatory body confirms | The Independent

A-level exam chaos: Ofqual’s controversial algorithm to be reviewed, regulatory body confirms | The Independent

A-level exam chaos: Ofqual’s controversial algorithm to be reviewed, regulatory body confirms | The Independent A-level exam chaos: Ofqual’s controversial algorithm to be reviewed, regulatory body confirms | The Independent There will be a review into how Ofqual’s statistical model designed to calculate this year’s exam grades was developed, a regulatory body has said. A-level and GCSE students have now …

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GCSE results 2020 live: Latest news as top exam grades at record high after government U-turn | The Independent

Teachers ‘desperately worried’ about GCSE results as researchers warn 2m could be downgraded | The Independent

GCSE results 2020 live: Latest news as top exam grades at record high after government U-turn | The Independent GCSE results 2020 live: Latest news as top exam grades at record high after government U-turn | The Independent GCSE students get their results today, but Btec students will have to wait(Getty Images) Hundreds of thousands of students in England, Wales …

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Hundreds of thousands of students will not get results on Thursday as fallout from exam fiasco continues

Hundreds of thousands of students will not get results on Thursday as fallout from exam fiasco continues

Hundreds of thousands of students will not get results on Thursday as fallout from exam fiasco continues Hundreds of thousands of students will not get results on Thursday as fallout from exam fiasco continues Hundreds of thousands of students will not get their exam results on Thursday because of the fallout from the government’s U-turn over A-levels and GCSEs, under …

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How exam grades affect income over a lifetime

How exam grades affect income over a lifetime

How exam grades affect income over a lifetime How exam grades affect income over a lifetime Across the nation, school pupils and leavers are celebrating a government U-turn over their grades. But what they have achieved is more than just appropriate results. In fact, A-Levels, BTecs and GCSEs can have a lifelong impact on the earning potential of candidates. Those …

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