‘Weaker schools need help with GCSE teacher assessment’

Tes reports …

Weaker schools will need help from outstanding schools to ensure their teacher assessment is sufficiently “robust” if exams are cancelled for a second time, a former head of Ofsted has said. Coronavirus: Open-book exams and reduced content for 2021? Sir Michael said he understood why some headteachers wanted exams to go ahead in 2021 following the “fiasco of the summer”, but questioned whether students from deprived backgrounds would be ready for exams next year.

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