The proposed alternative to ‘exams’ this year is seriously problematic. Here’s why.
First let me state for the record that there’s no easy answer. Nothing is going to be able to fairly ‘grade’ students and take into account the different experiences they’ve had this year of education and keep everyone happy.
What Gavin Williamson has asked of Ofqual is an impossible task.
Clare Josa is considered the UK’s leading authority on Imposter Syndrome, having spent nearly 20 years specialising in the field, including publishing the landmark 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study and her new book: Ditching Imposter Syndrome, which already has readers in over 30 countries. She is the author of eight books and has been interviewed by…
Wondering how Centre Assessed Grades were decided by schools? We asked Matt, an Assistant Head, about the process his school went through.
This is a gentle reminder.
You can’t change their results by worrying about them. Neither can they.
Social media is already flooded with memes about suddenly waking up to find out you’re now a homeschool teacher. Here are our top tips for surviving until schools reopen! Be realistic. If your child was at school, they would NOT be spending from 9am to 3pm learning solidly. There’s the time they spend switching classrooms…
Following the announcement about how grades are being set without exams this year, here’s what we know:
How grades will be set The headlines: Your school or college will be asked to send exam boards two pieces of information for each of your subjects, based on what they know about your work and achievements: • the grade they believe you were most likely to get if teaching, learning and exams had happened…
It’s ‘mocks’ season for most students right now.
As a general rule, student won’t be happy with their mock results.
So, following our post about the new 9-1 grading system, one of our members asked about target grades. Where exactly do they come from??
Don’t really understand the new grading system for GCSE? You’re not the only one!
Here’s the simple guide to how it all works now.