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How will the government U-turn on the algorithm affect students?

18 August 2020

Experts including Dr Tina Isaacs (UCL Institute of Education) and Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) call the A-level algorithm ‘flawed’ and praise the UK Government’s decision to abandon it in favour of teachers’ recommendations for pupils’ results.

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