Two careers officers share their advice on "what to do when plan A isn't an option" and "navigating clearing."
When we talk about ‘exam stress’, we often think about revising or taking exams, but stress around results day is common too. Remember that feeling apprehensive, worried or anxious about important news is normal. Although you don’t know what will happen on results day, you can help manage any feelings of stress by making plans and preparing for different outcomes. This blog discusses how.
Reflecting on recent interest in the comparability of GCSEs and International GCSEs, this blog provides further information about the two types of qualification and how they operate in England.
This latest blog in our series on test anxiety offer strategies which teachers might find useful to help reduce their students’ experiences of exam anxiety.
This blog discusses how school staff can help students through exam time, looking at whole-school approaches and supporting individual needs.
Test anxiety blog series: 2 Authors: Tamsin McCaldin, Kerry-ann Brown and Dr Jo Greenwood With recent changes to exams in England, there has been increased media interest into exam stress and what that might mean for students working towards exams. …
An enormous amount of work and research has been conducted on marking in recent years, including many contributions by Ofqual to ensure evidence-based regulation. Here is a summary of what we know, and some things we’re looking to find out …
Test anxiety blog series: 1 Authors: Dr Rob Buck and Professor Kevin Woods Tests and exams in school inform teachers, parents, and students themselves about their academic progress and potential future pathways. But like any situation in which a person’s …
Last year we committed to do further work to evaluate the new GCSEs in French, German and Spanish, and to consider whether there was a case for making an adjustment to the grading. There are several strands to this work …
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