Tag Archives: exams

A-levels 2017

17 Aug

A-levels 2017

Comment and analysis

Primary assessment in England under review

24 Jul

Primary assessment in England under review

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services. Voice recently responded to government consultations on the assessment system in primary schools and plans for implementing the recommendations of the Rochford Review.

Confusion over new GCSE grades

27 Apr

Confusion over new GCSE grades

SecEd article by Director of Policy and Research Services Ian Toone

New assessment and accountability measures. Update: Primary Assessment consultation

30 Mar

New assessment and accountability measures. Update:  Primary Assessment consultation

New National Curriculum tests (‘SATs’) at Key Stages 1 and 2 in primary schools, and new Progress 8 measure at Key Stage 4 in secondary schools. Updates on SATS:

Work needed to improve SQA and tackle impact of exam system on workload

17 Jan

Work needed to improve SQA and tackle impact of exam system on workload

Urgent work is needed by the SQA to rebuild its relationship with teachers