Chartered College of Teaching comments on year 11 absence rates

Almost one in ten year 11 pupils nationally are still absent from school according to findings published by Schools Week today (11th March). This comes just two months to go until the start of GCSE exams. Commenting on the figures,… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching comments on year 11 absence rates

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Reflections on the value of teacher assessment

Dr Christine Parker from The Pen Green Teaching School looks at the value of teacher assessment These are my reflections on the value of teacher assessment from my perspective as a teacher educator as evidenced by my engagement with trainee… Continue Reading Reflections on the value of teacher assessment

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‘The need to review approaches to assessment’ – a reflection on TAGs

Hugh Stephens, Head of Geography at St. Edward’s School in Oxford reflects on the TAG process and lessons learnt. The cancellation of public exams for the second summer in a row once again has placed teachers in an unenviable position… Continue Reading ‘The need to review approaches to assessment’ – a reflection on TAGs

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The ‘integrity, rigour and accuracy’ of TAGs

Helen Angell FCCT, Director of School Improvement, Cabot Learning Federation (Bristol and the South West) reflects on the TAG process Integrity, rigour and accuracy have been our watchwords throughout the TAG process in the Cabot Learning Federation. We have used… Continue Reading The ‘integrity, rigour and accuracy’ of TAGs

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Chartered College of Teaching comments on A-level results day

Dame Alison Peacock, CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching, has made the following comment on A-level results day. “The past eighteen months have been incredibly challenging for schools across the country, but today we have an opportunity to celebrate… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching comments on A-level results day

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Reflecting on the TAG process

Michael Chiles FCCT – Geography Head of Department and Chartered College Council Member reflects on the TAG process. Without a doubt, the last academic year has been challenging for all teachers and school leaders who have worked tirelessly while we… Continue Reading Reflecting on the TAG process

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Chartered College of Teaching comments on publication of JCQ assessment guidance

The Chartered College of Teaching, the professional body for teachers, has commented on the publication of guidance by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) for awarding GCSE and A-Level grades. This follows exams being cancelled in 2021. “It has been… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching comments on publication of JCQ assessment guidance

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Chartered College of Teaching comments on exam results U-Turn

The Chartered College of Teaching has commented on the announcement by Ofqual that it will “switch to centre assessment grades” for A-Levels and for the upcoming GCSE results. Professor Dame Alison Peacock, Chief Executive of the Chartered College of Teaching,… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching comments on exam results U-Turn

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