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  1. Principles of moderation of internal assessment

    Authors: 
    Anthony Daly, Lucy Billington, Suzanne Chamberlain, Lesley Meyer, Neil Stringer, Martin Taylor and Kate Tremain

    Assessing students’ work and awarding a mark requires human judgement. For example, two people assessing the same piece of work may disagree on whether a skill has been demonstrated to a particular level or whether a student’s written answer is clear....

  2. Differences in marks awarded as a result of moderation: some findings from a teacher assessed oral examination in French

    Authors: 
    Frances Good

    Identical standards and criteria are unlikely to be applied by all teachers when marking school‐based components of examinations, so moderation procedures are required to check and, if necessary, adjust their marks....

  3. A method of moderation of school-based assessments: some statistical considerations

    Authors: 
    Frances Good

    Most GCSE examinations will include a school-based component marked by the teacher; adjustments to these marks may be required to give a common measurement scale for all centres....

  4. Teacher moderation systems

    Authors: 
    Martin Taylor

    In most current GCE, VCE, GCSE and GNVQ specifications, coursework comprises one or more defined tasks (either set by the awarding body or based on criteria defined by the awarding body) and is marked by centres....