At long last, it seems like we’re edging close to a British Sign Language GCSE. Ministers are pushing forward with the plans, and have promised to consult on draft content next year! Read on to get all the latest details!
Should students born in the summer have lower expectations when it comes to test scores? According to several education experts, they should. This comes as the latest move in tackling the inherent disadvantage that faces younger students. Read on to find out exactly what the experts are suggesting and what might happen next!
For Mark Mate, there was one question that needed answering – how can we save teachers time, and help them find that elusive work/life balance? It took us a little while, but we think we’ve answered that question incredibly well. Students in Buckinghamshire, however, weren’t quite as fortunate with their exam questions. Read on to find out why Grammar schools in the area had to discount their exam questions!
Alongside making teachers’ lives easier, we pride ourselves on helping teachers to give vastly better feedback to their students. Of course, with better feedback comes better work and ultimately better grades. Unfortunately, this sounds like something a North London school could have benefitted from. They ‘unlawfully’ kicked out some students halfway through their A-levels. Read on below to find out exactly what happened!
At this point, you’re all very much aware of how big of an issue the school funding crisis is. Well, now things seem to be getting even worse. Ofqual’s first-ever exam price guide has revealed that exam costs have increased 17 per cent over the last three years. Read on to find out about the impact this increase is having.
Using Mark Mate has changed the way I give feedback to my students. It allows me to give a more in depth commentary at twice the speed of marking the old fashioned way. When asked, all children in my class said that they preferred reading feedback with Mark Mate, noting...read moreUsing Mark Mate has changed the way I give feedback to my students. It allows me to give a more in depth commentary at twice the speed of marking the old fashioned way. When asked, all children in my class said that they preferred reading feedback with Mark Mate, noting that the extra detail was helpful and that having a little sticker in their books was exciting.
I have been very impressed with Mark Mate in the time that I have been using it, and I am sure that I will continue to use it as an effective marking tool.read less