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  1. Media coverage of examination results, public perceptions, and the role of the education profession

    Authors: 
    Lucy Billington

    Over the past thirty years or so there has been a proliferation in the news coverage that examination issues receive. This coverage has specifically focussed upon examination results as a means of assessing examination standards....

  2. Inter-subject comparability of examination standards in GCSE and GCE in England

    Authors: 
    Qingping He, Ian Stockford and Michelle Meadows

    Results from Rasch analysis of GCSE and GCE A level data over a period of four years suggest that the standards of examinations in different subjects are not consistent in terms of the levels of the latent trait specified in the Rasch model required to achieve the same grades....