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More schools switching to ‘tougher’ A-level alternative

New figures show that the number of schools offering the Pre-U – a course devised by Cambridge University’s exam board – has increased by a third in two years. For the first time in 2012, it was revealed that almost … Continue reading

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Interactive tests planned for GCSE and A’ Level qualifications

Reported in the Guardian last night, Britain’s biggest exam board the AQA (Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) is planning trials of an interactive test that will generate harder or softer questions depending on how a candidate performs. The examination board reports … Continue reading

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Concerns rise over exam question errors

At Words Worth Reading Ltd, earlier this week we reported (via our news blog) concerns about an inaccurately set maths AS-Level question that was work 11% of the total examination paper. However Ofqual, the examination board watchdog, has now admitted … Continue reading

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