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  1. Teachers' estimates of candidates' grades: Curriculum 2000 Advanced Level Qualifications

    Authors: 
    Debra Dhillon

    In the UK, estimated grades have long been provided to higher education establishments as part of their entry procedures. Since 1994 they have also been routinely collected by awarding bodies to facilitate the grade‐awarding process....

  2. Teachers' estimates of candidates' performances in public examinations

    Authors: 
    Martin Delap

    Teachers' estimates of candidates' performances in public examinations are sometimes used as a ‘trigger’ to investigate where the assessment procedures may have gone awry....

  3. An investigation into the accuracy of A-level predicted grades

    Authors: 
    Martin Delap

    This paper presents the results of an investigation into the relationship between teachers’ predictions of A‐level grades and the actual grades obtained by a sample of applicants for university places. In total, over 9,000 predicted grades from approximately 3,000 applicants were considered....

  4. Symposium: Examinations O-level grades and teachers' estimates as predictors of the A-level results of UCCA applicants

    Authors: 
    Roger Murphy

    The investigation reported in this paper studied the relationship between both GCE O-level grades and teachers' estimates of A-level grades, and the actual A-level grades obtained, in individual subjects, by a sample of applicants for university places....

  5. Teachers’ assessments and GCE results compared

    Authors: 
    Roger Murphy

    Teachers’ assessments of their own pupils were collected for 96 separate groups of GCE candidates who were being prepared for a wide range of examination subjects....

  6. AS level grade, age, gender and centre type as predictors of A level grade in the summer 2002 examinations

    Authors: 
    Michelle Meadows

    The relationship between AS level grade, age, gender and centre type and A level grades in the June 2002 examination series was studied in seven AQA GCE specifications....