GCSE results: latest news

31st August 2012 at 01:00
Follow developments with our round-up of news on the GCSE results

GCSE results news

Calls rise to a clamour for independent GCSE inquiry

Ex-head of Ofqual wades in as expectation of legal action grows

Unlucky for some: why new exams could raise risk of `wrong grades'

More results will hinge on `luck of the draw', academics predict

The new EBac Certificates - what does it mean?

Michael Shaw's guide to this week's landmark change in secondary exams

Heads turn to the law over grading scandal

Lawyers confident that judges would quash June GCSE marks

Select committee will hold full inquiry into GCSE English grading scandal

MPs believe there are too many unanswered questions and will take evidence from exam boards

Those leaked GCSE English letters in full

Pressure builds on Ofqual after leaked letters reveal it overruled `fair' GCSE grades

Calls for chief regulator to resign after correspondence emerges that contradicts its report into scandal

The secret correspondence that answers many questions over the grading fiasco but asks even more

Leaked letters leave Ofqual in exposed position after it becomes clear that its involvement amounted to much more than `advice and guidance'

`A big mess'

Ofqual's rules suggest it should have prevented GCSE grading changes

GCSE English results will stand

Students will be offered extra resit but heads' leader renews threat of legal action

Ofqual flagged issue at heart of grading crisis three years ago

Solution to modular GCSE problem was not implemented

"Many tens of thousands affected" by GCSE English marking scandal

Latest analysis suggests many more have been hit than first thought

Headteachers consider legal challenge against exam boards in row over GCSE grades

Fears that pupils from poor backgrounds and ethnic minorities unfairly hit by lower grades

English results `unfairly marked down', say headteachers

School leaders claim grade boundaries manipulated to reduce number of C grades

GCSE results: grade inflation comes to a halt for the first time in the qualification's history

Twenty-four years of continuous improvement ends

GCSE overhaul: reform in haste, repent at leisure

Brian Lightman warns against incremental, hasty changes to the National Curriculum.

It's time to teach business leaders a lesson in constructive criticism

Businesses: stop bashing schools and start collaborating with them, says Gerard Kelly

Read our GCSE webchat with TES reporter Williams Stewart and regular TES columnis Geoff Barton.

GCSE chat from teachers

Gove's GCSE results

Teachers debate what the latest results really mean.

Is centralised pay hitting GCSE grades?

The daily papers claim it is, but what do teachers really think?

Gove's plans to reform GCSEs

Teachers debate the pros and cons of O levels v GCSEs.

GCSE English language results

Have your results inexplicably dropped this year?

OCR ICT results

Were you happy with your pupils' results?

GCSE reform news and opinon

Slow down or say goodbye to `world class', Gove told

Rushing new `O levels' will harm quality, exam boards caution

Beyond the grade

Pupils will be ranked nationally as part of the new O-level-style qualifications

New curriculum will allow `extreme' freedom

It won't be abolished but it will be `very, very short', says Gove's team

O level plan: revolutionary for sure.

.but has Mr Gove really thought this through?


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