Breadcrumb News Exams and testing Exams and testing Find the latest news, opinion and analysis on school examinations and tests. From exam results to the impact on students learning, here you’ll find up-to-the-minute reports and opinion from the industry's leading voices. A-levels A levels: Teachers to get compensation for 2021 appeals DfE announces compensation payment for schools to pass on to teachers involved in processing... Catherine Lough 14 Oct 2021 GCSEs: DfE wants to 'learn lessons' from 2020 grading Research project aims to reveal the 'fairness' of different methods for measuring students’... Catherine Lough 11 Oct 2021 A levels: Stem gender gap larger in wealthier schools A-level computing has the most skewed ratio between female and male entries, new analysis of DfE... Catherine Lough 11 Oct 2021 Read more GCSEs GCSEs 2022 'worry' as Year 11s worst hit by Covid Exclusive: Ofqual urged to revise exam plan as new data shows Year 11s have had highest absence... Catherine Lough 22 Oct 2021 GCSE 2022: Exam dates, timetables and key information GCSE exams are back in 2022 – our guide reveals the key dates and all the information you need to... Grainne Hallahan 5 Oct 2021 3 in 5 students want teamwork to be tested in GCSEs Almost half of students with the lowest grades say GCSEs did not help them progress, research shows Tes Reporter 4 Oct 2021 Read more Sats Covid: 'Ridiculous' to hold Sats in 2022, say heads School leaders warn that running Sats tests next year would be 'pointless' amid the pandemic... Tes Reporter 9 Oct 2021 Sats don't harm pupil wellbeing, UCL study suggests But critics challenge conclusions based on data from nine years ago, before curriculum was... Amy Gibbons 24 Sep 2021 Should Sats tests return - or be abandoned forever? After Sats KS2 tests were cancelled in 2020 and 2021, four school leaders give their views on... Grainne Hallahan 22 Jul 2021 Read more Revision tips How to get students to revise properly: a guide We know the best ways for students to revise – but getting them to use those methods is another... Mark Enser 15 Nov 2020 GCSEs 2021: Are you getting revision all wrong? Some of the most common revision tasks that teachers set don’t help students perform in exams, says... Mark Enser 1 Nov 2020 GCSE exams 2021: 3 revision techniques to avoid These GCSE revision strategies are unlikely to be as effective as you might think, argues one... Jon Severs 30 Oct 2020 Read more Need to know GCSE results day 2021: What will next year look like? U-turn will mean A-level and GCSE teacher grades stand Williamson will not confirm confidence in Ofqual Ofqual advisor: A-level and GCSE results a 'shambles' Exams U-turn: How will they stop grade inflation now?