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Results 2022: expert reaction and comment

18 August 2022

With a return to exams for the first time since the start of the pandemic, IOE academics comment as students learn of their A-levels, GCSE, BTec and T-level results.

Two girls embrace after receiving their exam results. (Photo: AntonioDiaz / Adobe Stock)


Dr Jake Anders talks to BBC News about the unequal impacts of Covid-19 had on A-level results.

Dr Jake Anders on the BBC News channel discussing 2022 A-level results. (Screengrab: BBC News channel)

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Professor John Jerrim comments on claims about private schools inflating A-level grades.


Paul Grainger appears on BBC News to discuss whether the level of grading of BTec marks would change and the effect delays in their release would have on students.

Honorary Research Associate Paul Grainger on BBC News (screenshot: BBC News)


Professor John Jerrim comments on the large drops in top grades observed for private schools and calls for a more nuanced analysis.

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