Assessment, Mental Health

Now’s the time to support students with revision and exam stress

Here are five ways to talk to your learners about coping with high-stakes assessment, writes Lesley French As many...

Jess Staufenberg
Lesley French
Assessment

Saxton: Adaptive testing could end exam tier ‘ceilings’

'What I found very difficult with tiering was having to have conversations with students and parents about ‘we just...

Will Nott
Will Nott
Assessment

Ofqual’s 3-year plan for exams: what you need to know

Exams watchdog pledges to support the use of technology in assessments

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Assessment

Only use exam board websites to access advance information, students told 

GCSE and A-level students should only access advance information about exam topics on official websites, exam boards have said,...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Assessment

College forced to reveal secret A-level inquiry results

The college had refused to reveal the results to staff and students up to now

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Assessment, Higher education

‘Inclusive assessment’ is lowering spelling standards in higher education – OfS

OfS warn colleges not to downgrade English standards in the name of inclusivity.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Assessment

College defends keeping A-level inquiry secret amid community backlash

The college has also insisted they have kept staff in the loop on how the review has been run

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Assessment, Covid-19

2022 exams: What you need to know about plan B

DfE and Ofqual seeking views on draft teacher assessed grades guidance

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Assessment, Covid-19

2022 exams: Adaptions and grading plan finally confirmed

Assessment adaptations and Covid contingencies have been revealed.

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth