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  1. Inter-subject standards: an insoluble problem?

    Authors: 
    Ben Jones, David Philips and Rob van Krieken

    Whatever their constitution or the type of assessments they administer, it is a prime responsibility of all awarding bodies to engender public confidence in the standards of the qualifications they endorse, so that they have not only usefulness but credibility....

  2. Using modern test theory to maintain standards in public qualifications in England

    Authors: 
    Christopher Wheadon

    This paper describes how item response theory (IRT) methods of test-equating could be applied to the maintenance of public examination standards in England....