Category Archives: exams

Authentic assessment vs authentication of identity

This is a post on which I would particularly welcome comments. I am aware of the issues but distinctly lacking in solutions. A couple of years ago I posted (here) about the fact that there are a range of skills … Continue reading

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Assessing investigative science

In my last post, just over a month ago (sorry folks, I’ve been a bit busy) I was ambivalent about the news that GCSEs in England are to be replaced by an ‘English Baccalaureate’ and the more general trend towards … Continue reading

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The GCSE debacle

I can’t quite decide what I think of today’s news that, in England at least, GCSEs are to be replaced by an English Baccalaureate. I can see some good points in what is proposed, but I do wish that the … Continue reading

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