21 Oct '14

News Fears over poor marking as appeals for A-level and GCSE exams hit new high

Exams regulator Ofqual reveals surge in number of re-marking requests and increase in higher marks awarded on appealThe record number of successful challenges to this years A-levels and GCSE results is being viewed with a great deal of concern within the Department for Education, over fears that erratic marking is damaging the credibility of the exams.Ofqual, the exams regulator, published figures on Tuesday revealing a surge in the number of re-marking requests after A-level and GCSE results this summer, as well as a big increase in higher marks and grades awarded on appeal. Continue reading...

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