The Sunday Times – Exam results are to be downgraded as a measure of school quality as the chief inspector moves to stamp out a culture of cramming children for tests.
The Guardian – The chief qualifications regulator in England, Sally Collier, said that year’s A-level and GCSE students would not be suffer from being the first to take the new, tougher, […]
BBC News – The pass rate for this year’s Higher exams was “broadly stable”, Education Secretary John Swinney has said.
BBC News – A GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL) could be introduced in the UK before the next general election following a campaign by a deaf schoolboy.
TES – Additional resits for applied generals, such as BTECs and Cambridge Technicals, will be available beyond this summer.
Education Endowment Foundation – Embedding Formative Assessment is a professional development programme which aims to improve pupil outcomes by embedding the use of formative assessment strategies across a school.
DfE – Implementation of T Level programmes: consultation response. DfE – New T Levels mark a revolution in technical education. Education Secretary names the first 52 colleges and other providers set […]
DfE – Guide for schools, colleges and local authorities on new measures in the 2017 to 2018 performance tables – updated 9 October 2018.
DfE – Information about the new GCSE grades for parents, employers and further and higher education providers.
TES – It would be ‘sad’ if key stage 3 was only about GCSE preparation, says Pearson vice-president. Exam board leaders have raised concerns about schools that teach GCSEs over three […]
Ofqual – The purpose of this report is to review how moderation is currently being delivered in a number of jurisdictions across the world at upper secondary, and in particular to […]
DfE – Approved key stage 4 qualifications, discount codes and point scores for reporting in the 2014 to 2020 school and college performance tables.
DfE – Approved 16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes for reporting in the school and college performance tables.
TES – One of the biggest academy chains in the country has discussed entering as few as 15 per cent of pupils for the EBacc as part of plans to provide a […]
DfE – Ready reckoner to calculate level 3 value-added scores for providers, and transition matrices of level 3 results by key stage 4 prior attainment.