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  1. Awarding objective test papers: is there a correct answer?

    Authors: 
    Lesley Meyer

    In AQA, Objective Tests (OTs) have, in GCSEs generally, historically been awarded via a process known as 'back calculation' from other components. More recently, other methods such as Angoff (GCE) and KS3 predicted outcomes/IRT (GCSE Science) have also been employed....

  2. Grading the Specialised Diploma

    Authors: 
    Martin Taylor, Jeremy Pritchard and Elizabeth Gray

    Part of the Government’s response to the report of the Working Group on 14-19 Reform (2004) was to announce the introduction of Specialised Diplomas in fourteen lines of learning, each Diploma including both academic and vocational material and covering a specific occupational sector....