Results Day 2020 coverage
18 August 2020
IOE academics have responded to the uncertainty surrounding the grading of A-level, GCSE and BTEC results and its impact on students and the higher education sector.
Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities - Professor Lindsey Macmillan, Dr Gill Wyness and Dr Jake Anders.
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A member of Ofqual's Standards Advisory Group, Honorary Associate Professor Tina Isaacs explains Ofqual's role in determining results for A-level and GCSE students.
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A co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Education, Professor Rose Luckin co-signs a letter expressing ethical concerns over the algorithm employed to determine A-level and GCSE grades.
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Paul Grainger from the Centre for Post-14 Education and Work writes about where the responsibility lies for the creation of the algorithm.
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Dr Amelia Roberts on GCSE results and the delay of the release of BTEC results.
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Dr Mary Richardson also reacts to the release of GCSE results and BTEC result delays, and how it has affected trust in educational assessment.
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