Weekly Thursday Education News Round-Up – 25/07/2019

Around 9,000 pupils were entered for the wrong science GCSE paper last year, analysis by Ofqual has revealed. Last summer, it emerged Ofqual had been forced to lower the pass grade for GCSE science higher tier exams amid concerns a large number of pupils would receive an “unclassified” grade. It has now emerged that this […]

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Weekly Thursday Education News Round-Up – 18/07/2019

Pearson print textbooks to be phased out in the US as publisher rolls out digital first model – The education company said it would look at other digital first markets in the future. The British-owned publishing company, which supplies schools in 70 countries across world, said it was moving to a “digital first” model for […]

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