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Looking ahead to GCSE, Level 1 and Level 2 vocational and technical qualifications results

On Thursday, more than half a million students will receive results for GCSEs and Level 1 and Level 2 vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs). Students across the country have told us that they wanted to sit exams and assessments to …

We asked GCSE, AS and A level examiners about their role. Here’s what we found out.

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All students deserve to receive grades that show what they can do in good time for deciding the next stage of their lives. Examiners are crucial to making sure this happens. Each year, exam boards recruit thousands of examiners to …

A day in the life of an exams officer is never dull or boring

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Four piles of GCSE maths exam papers on a desk in an empty exam hall

Nicki Hlousek, exams manager at Newcastle College, gives an insight into his role. Those of us involved in exam delivery are often employed in distinct roles with a wide variety of responsibilities. Many work alone as a sole exams officer; …

Focus on mental health: how to help students navigate their education

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A level students gathered on school steps

School and college qualifications are important, whether GCSEs, A levels, Applied Generals or other vocational and technical qualifications. It is no surprise, then, that teachers and parents spend a lot of time talking to young people about the importance of …