January 27, 2022

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A-levels and GCSEs U-turn: Teachers estimates to be used for exam results in England

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Tens of thousands of students will now get the exam results they were hoping for after all – following today’s humiliating climb down by the government over England’s A-level and GCSEs.(Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
And the changes will be echoed by Wales and Northern Ireland too.
Grades will now be based on teachers’ assessments – not the controversial algorithm which saw so many pupils disappointed.
The Education Secretary for England, Gavin Willliamson, has apologised to students and parents, effectively pointing the finger at the exams regulator Ofqual.
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