I was confused by some information released in an FOI request by Ofqual. The information was in the contract between Ofqual and CapGemini provided following a request by @kennygfrederick. The contract requires that CapGemini will interview approximately 100 English teachers. Two of the items specified in the contract are that CapGemini will “Conduct and write… Read More The GCSE report that never was
Lets hypothetically accept Ofquals argument that some schools over marked coursework. This means, by definition, some didn’t. Using grade boundaries to remedy this hypothetical abuse affects everyone’s grade. In fact, the grades of the hypothetical group who didn’t over mark are double disadvantaged. But it’s is all nonsense of course. Mechanisms exist within the exam… Read More It’s the regulator, stupid.
Concerns continue to be raised about GCSE gradings this summer. As well as the continuing and well rehearsed fiasco over the English results we now have issues being raised with the grading of Science modules. With English the unfairness grows following the regrading of GCSEs for students in Welsh schools but not those in England. The question… Read More Testing times