Appeals are one in a hundred

3rd August 2001 at 01:00
A REVIEW of last year's appeals process has backed the need for a better common understanding of the standards in each subject in the National Qualifications framework and an improvement in the quality of evidence required to support appeals - two other items on the task group's agenda.

Ninety-nine per cent of the original appeals results were unchanged. Of 4,080 appeals independently adjudicated, only 8 per cent resulted in an improved grade.

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