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  • News Review 17 September 2018

    News Review 17 September 2018

    Ofqual’s National Reference Tests in English and maths will take place in 350 schools between 25 February and 08 March next year.

    17 Sep 2018 3:36pm

  • News Review 03 September 2018

    News Review 03 September 2018

    TES research into Department for Education data shows that an increasing number of teaching hours in schools are spent on core subjects, seemingly at the cost of arts subjects.

    04 Sep 2018 10:37am

  • JCQ Briefing: Summer 2018 GCSE results

    JCQ Briefing: Summer 2018 GCSE results

    The reforms to GCSE continue and the new grading scale is now in place across 23 subjects in England.

    23 Aug 2018 10:17am

  • JCQ briefing: Summer 2018 GCE AS, A Level and Extended Project results

    JCQ briefing: Summer 2018 GCE AS, A Level and Extended Project results

    A level results remain steady and STEM subjects increase in popularity.

    15 Aug 2018 11:08am

  • GCE results day 2018

    GCE results day 2018

    On Thursday 16 August, the examination boards will be releasing GCE A Level and other Level 3 results.

    14 Aug 2018 10:25am

  • Scottish exam results

    Scottish exam results

    Scotland’s Education Secretary John Swinney has described the pass rate for this year's Higher exams as "broadly stable".

    14 Aug 2018 8:59am

  • News Review 24 July 2018

    News Review 24 July 2018

    The Independent reports that the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB), the organisation which represents exam boards, has initiated legal action against the Department for Education over the introduction of the government’s controversial new T-Level qualifications.

    24 Jul 2018 2:19pm

  • News Review 9 July 2018

    News Review 9 July 2018

    The TES report that a change in guidance from the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) means students accessing special assistance in exams will now be able to have their access requirements rolled over from school to college.

    09 Jul 2018 10:13am

  • News Review 3 July 2018

    News Review 3 July 2018

    Schools Week report from The House of Commons where MPs question the Education Secretary Damian Hinds along with Children’s Minister Nadhim Zahawi, the Schools' Minister Nick Gibb, and the Skills' Minister Anne Milton.

    03 Jul 2018 9:32am

  • News Review 25 June 2018

    News Review 25 June 2018

    The TES reports concerns over Department for Education plans to award the new T level qualifications to a single awarding body.

    25 Jun 2018 3:35pm

  • News Review 17 June 2018

    News Review 17 June 2018

    The Guardian reports that, according to findings by the Ministry of Justice, less than 50% of teenagers who have committed knife possession offences attain five or more GCSEs with and A* to G grade.

    20 Jun 2018 11:47am

  • Trustee election nominations 2018

    Trustee election nominations 2018

    A number of CIEA Trustees are coming to the end of their term and we are seeking two new elected Trustees.

    18 Jun 2018 2:44pm

  • News Review 11 June 2018

    News Review 11 June 2018

    The BBC reports that amidst chaos on rail lines across the country caused by timetable changes, rail firm Govia Thameslink has told its staff that taxis and buses will be provided to ensure pupils get to exams on time.

    12 Jun 2018 12:18pm

  • News Review 04 June 2018

    News Review 04 June 2018

    A major study carried out by academics at Harvard, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Georgia State University shows evidence that there is a significant link between hot weather and poorer exam results.

    05 Jun 2018 10:18am

  • News Review 21 May 2018

    News Review 21 May 2018

    The BBC report that in this year’s GCSE and A level exams, pupils are being asked to remove their watches amidst concerns of cheating.

    21 May 2018 11:49am

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