Research library

Browse and search the library of research carried out by the Centre for Education Research and Practice, covering a wide range of topics across education and assessment.

  1. A review of borderline reviewing

    Authors: 
    Mike Cresswell

    Borderline reviews, in which the work of candidates who have just failed to achieve particular grades is reconsidered, are carried out by all but one of the GCE examining boards. The objective is to improve the reliability of such candidates’ grades....

  2. Examination grades: how many should there be?

    Authors: 
    Mike Cresswell

    There is no generally accepted rationale for deciding the number of grades which should be used to report examination results. Two schools of thought on this matter have been identified in the literature....