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Do you agree with formal testing at Primary School?

  Should children be formally tested in Primary School? The issue of testing primary school age children is a controversial one with many children suffering from stress as a result.  Some parents and educators are also anti-formal testing; but is it all bad? According to a survey cited in the Guardian, eight out of 10 primary school…
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April 24, 2018 Tags:, , , , , , , , ,

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Just Google it – Using Google in Exams

Chief executive of exam board suggests pupils should be able to use Google in exams   Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of the OCR exam board, has recently suggested that pupils sitting their GCSEs and A Levels should be allowed to use Google in their exams. This has been snubbed by Chris McGowan (Campaign for Real…
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May 6, 2015 Tags:, ,