10 August 2020

A round-up of this week’s education news and comments.

Primary and Secondary

UK schools fear backlash from parents over 'unfair' A-level exam results. Find out more information.

Exclusive: Teacher grades ignored in most GCSE results. Find out more information.

Schools able to appeal over students' GCSE and A-level results. Find out more information.

Exams 2020: Ofqual confirms final appeals process for GCSEs and A-levels. Find out more information.

Scotland's results day: Thousands of pupils have exam grades lowered. Find out more information.

John Swinney 'hears anger' of pupils over SQA results. Find out more information.

Exam results: Poorest pupils in Scotland more likely to have grades lowered than richest. Find out more information.

Schools reopening in England risks sharp rise in Covid cases, says expert. Find out more information.

Schools should be ‘first to open, last to close’ in future lockdowns, says children’s commissioner. Find out more information.

Further Education

GCSEs and A-levels 2020: Teachers advised to tell students their predicted grades if they miss college and university offers. Find out more information.

Confirmed: Exams watchdog to take over apprenticeship assessment quality checks. Find out more information.

Higher Education

Coronavirus: Universities 'face collapse in student numbers'. Find out more information.