22 Jul '14

News Why does Ofqual uphold so few exam cheating claims?

Guilt established in only a seventh of cases; Harris strict on staff; maths blunder on DfE video; the small and intimate world of education policy; and Wowcher offers a TA courseHow seriously are Ofqual and the exam boards taking whistleblower allegations of exam cheating and malpractice? The question springs to mind after we received a freedom of information response showing that only one in seven cases reported to Ofqual over the past two years have been upheld. Even when guilt is established, investigation reports and outcomes are usually kept secret. Continue reading...

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