Covid-19

Omicron: January exams start smoothly despite staff shortages

Staff are working extra hours, with managers stepping in to help invigilate vocational and technical qualifications

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Samantha Booth
News

How effective are face masks in the classroom?

Minsters have published the evidence behind their decision to bring back face coverings in the classroom

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Samantha Booth
News

Just 195 of 5.7m teacher grades changed after exam board reviews

And for the almost 1m VTQ TAGs, just 636 were changed

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Samantha Booth
Ofqual

Ian Bauckham made permanent chair of Ofqual

Academy trust boss Ian Bauckham has been appointed as Ofqual’s permanent chair, the exams regulator has announced. Bauckham, chief...

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Samantha Booth
Exams

Exams 2022: Ofqual confirms ‘plan B’ details

Exams watchdog says schools and colleges should 'guard' against 'over-assessment' of students

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Samantha Booth
News

Avoid ‘complex language’ and stereotypes to make exams accessible, says draft guidance

Ofqual launches consultation on draft accessibility guidance for exam boards

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Samantha Booth
Assessment, Covid-19

2022 exams: What you need to know about plan B

DfE and Ofqual seeking views on draft teacher assessed grades guidance

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Samantha Booth
Assessment, Covid-19

2022 exams: Adaptions and grading plan finally confirmed

Assessment adaptations and Covid contingencies have been revealed.

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Samantha Booth
Cabinet reshuffle

Reshuffle: Meet the new education ministers

The new ministerial team is complete, but their responsibilities are yet to be confirmed

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Samantha Booth