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  • Message from the CIEA Chair

    Message from the CIEA Chair

    First of all, I hope this finds you safe and well in what are unprecedented times in the UK. The health emergency we face is of such gravity that the measures recently taken to close down our education and training sectors for the foreseeable future have rapidly become part of the ‘new normal’ that we all have to accept.

    31 Mar 2020 8:54am

  • News Review 30 March 2020

    News Review 30 March 2020

    The Conversation this week urges young people and parents not to worry about the change from exam to teacher assessment following the recent cancellation of GCSE and A-level exams.

    30 Mar 2020 2:17pm

  • CIEA Coronavirus update - useful links

    CIEA Coronavirus update - useful links

    In light of the recent announcement about the cancellation of this year’s examinations as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, please find links to sources of additional information below:

    23 Mar 2020 12:31pm

  • Coronavirus update 17 March 2020

    Coronavirus update 17 March 2020

    In view of the current coronavirus outbreak, the CIEA office, based at the University of Hertfordshire, will be temporarily closed from 17th March 2020 until further notice and the CIEA team will work remotely.

    17 Mar 2020 10:41am

  • Coronavirus update

    Coronavirus update

    CIEA Coronavirus news item

    10 Mar 2020 1:20pm

  • News Review 09 March 2020

    News Review 09 March 2020

    Inews reports concerns that students could face delays to GCSE and A level exams due to the increasing rise in coronavirus cases in the UK.

    09 Mar 2020 1:53pm

  • News Review 17 February 2020

    News Review 17 February 2020

    Ofsted’s national director Sean Harford has released a blog in which he announced that schools would be given an extended grace period to improve their curriculum, reports the TES.

    17 Feb 2020 12:59pm

  • News Review 10 February 2020

    News Review 10 February 2020

    Not-for-profit technology company Jisc has called for pen and paper exams to be scrapped by 2025, reports TES.

    12 Feb 2020 10:38am

  • News Review 03 February 2020

    News Review 03 February 2020

    Schools Week reports from the second annual ethical leadership summit in London at which ASCL leader Geoff Barton stressed the need for school performance tables to be overhauled to get rid of practices such as gaming and off-rolling pupils.

    03 Feb 2020 3:33pm

  • News Review 20 January 2020

    News Review 20 January 2020

    A TES investigation reveals that only four people are employed to investigate maladministration of the national Sats tests which are taken by children at the end of primary school.

    22 Jan 2020 10:30am

  • News review 08 January 2020

    News review 08 January 2020

    History, modern foreign languages and English top the list of the hardest GCSEs according to students, reports the TES.

    08 Jan 2020 10:55am

  • Announcement of CIEA and NAHT collaboration

    Announcement of CIEA and NAHT collaboration

    The Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (CIEA) is pleased to announce news of a professional collaboration with NAHT.

    07 Jan 2020 12:25pm

  • News Review 16 December 2019

    News Review 16 December 2019

    The TES reports that prime minister Boris Johnson promised to deliver “record spending” on schools in his first speech since winning the general election.

    16 Dec 2019 11:05am

  • News Review 25 November 2019

    News Review 25 November 2019

    Following the release of the report of the independent inquiry into exam malpractice led by Sir John Dunford, news headlines were dominated by a proposed ban on watches in the exam hall.

    25 Nov 2019 12:18pm

  • Wigan’s Westfield Community School becomes first CIEA Assessment Hub

    Wigan’s Westfield Community School becomes first CIEA Assessment Hub

    School leaders from across the Greater Manchester region gathered at Westfield Community School in Wigan to attend the launch of the CIEA’s first UK Assessment Hub.

    11 Nov 2019 2:41pm

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