Exam board investigates IGCSE question leak

The BBC is reporting that a UK exam board is investigating how some students taking an IGCSE exam in Egypt last week knew the questions they would face in a practical exam…

The IGCSE information and communication technology exam was taken at the same time by 1,500 pupils in England.

The breach is being investigated by the exam board, Cambridge International Examinations, and the British Council, which supervises its exams in Egypt.

The exam board says this leak was limited to one city in Egypt.

A statement from Cambridge International Examinations says it is “investigating how a small number of candidates in Egypt appear to have received advance notice of tasks in a recent IGCSE ICT practical examination”…

The leak of questions applied to the IGCSE information and communication practical paper, with the reference number 0417/21…

 

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