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Pupils could sit tests at home as evidence for GCSE and A-level grades, after official exams scrapped

<p>Pupils could sit tests at home under proposals&nbsp;</p>

Pupils could sit tests at home as evidence for GCSE and A-level grades, after official exams scrapped Pupils could sit tests at home as evidence for GCSE and A-level grades, after official exams scrapped Pupils in England could be allowed to sit tests at home which would form evidence for GCSE, AS- and A-level grades this year, according to proposals …

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Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled

<p>Ministers have said they recognise ‘this is an anxious time for students’</p>

Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled Schoolchildren and their teachers, it’s fair to say, have not had it easy over the course of the past few months. Forced from the classroom and into online lessons back in March, …

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GCSE and A-level students in England will not be asked to sit exams in summer 2021

<p>Students have been told they will not be asked to sit A-level and GCSE exams in summer</p>

GCSE and A-level students in England will not be asked to sit exams in summer 2021 GCSE and A-level students in England will not be asked to sit exams in summer 2021 It comes after Michael Gove suggested end-of-year exams would be scrapped in favour of alternative styles of assessment following the new lockdown. On Monday evening, the Department for …

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Scotland cancels all exams next year

England under pressure to follow Wales decision to cancel exams

Scotland cancels all exams next year Scotland cancels all exams next year It follows a previous decision to scrap National 5 exams and delay others. The Scottish education secretary has now said Higher and Advanced Highers will not go ahead either, amid concerns over fairness and the pandemic affecting students’ education differently.  “The level of disruption to learners has not …

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‘Time is running out’ to plan for next year’s GCSE and A-Level exams, unions warn

Unions have warned 'time is running out' to plan for next year's GCSE and A-level exams

‘Time is running out’ to plan for next year’s GCSE and A-Level exams, unions warn ‘Time is running out’ to plan for next year’s GCSE and A-Level exams, unions warn Geoff Barton from the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) told The Independent the government “needs to show a greater sense of urgency” on the matter.  On Monday, five …

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GCSE exams could be delayed by three weeks in line with A-levels, reports say

Labour has called on the government to delay GCSE and A-level exams in order to help pupils catch up on missed education

GCSE exams could be delayed by three weeks in line with A-levels, reports say GCSE exams could be delayed by three weeks in line with A-levels, reports say Next summer’s GCSE exams could reportedly be pushed back amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases. The tests are set to delayed in line with A-level exams, which it was reported earlier this …

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A-levels: Exams could be delayed by three weeks next year, according to reports

A-level exams could be pushed back by several weeks next year, according to The Telegraph

A-levels: Exams could be delayed by three weeks next year, according to reports A-levels: Exams could be delayed by three weeks next year, according to reports A-level exams could be pushed back by three weeks under new plans. The education secretary is expected to announce changes next week, according to the  Daily Telegraph. The newspaper reported Gavin Williamson is set …

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Ofqual threatened with legal action over exams contract awarded to company with links to Gove and Cummings

‘Too little too late’: Protesters to call for Gavin Williamson to resign, as tens of thousands await BTec results | The Independent

Ofqual threatened with legal action over exams contract awarded to company with links to Gove and Cummings Ofqual threatened with legal action over exams contract awarded to company with links to Gove and Cummings Ofqual has been threatened with legal action over its handing of a contract to a company for work on this year’s exam grading. Campaigners from the …

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Gavin Williamson: Students demand education secretary’s resignation as protests continue over exams chaos | The Independent

Gavin Williamson: Students demand education secretary's resignation as protests continue over exams chaos | The Independent

Gavin Williamson: Students demand education secretary’s resignation as protests continue over exams chaos | The Independent Gavin Williamson: Students demand education secretary’s resignation as protests continue over exams chaos | The Independent The government was forced into a humiliating U-turn on Monday when it allowed students to use their teacher-predicted grades after an algorithm system gave tens of thousands of …

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Coronavirus: Exams fiasco ‘will be nothing compared to brewing scandal’ of education inequality, expert warns | The Independent

Coronavirus: Exams fiasco ‘will be nothing compared to brewing scandal’ of education inequality, expert warns | The Independent

Coronavirus: Exams fiasco ‘will be nothing compared to brewing scandal’ of education inequality, expert warns | The Independent Coronavirus: Exams fiasco ‘will be nothing compared to brewing scandal’ of education inequality, expert warns | The Independent This year’s exams grading fiasco “will be nothing” in comparison with a brewing “scandal” awaiting students next year unless prompt action is taken to …

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