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  1. Awarding objective test papers: is there a correct answer?

    Lesley Meyer

    In AQA, Objective Tests (OTs) have, in GCSEs generally, historically been awarded via a process known as 'back calculation' from other components. More recently, other methods such as Angoff (GCE) and KS3 predicted outcomes/IRT (GCSE Science) have also been employed....

  2. Grading the Specialised Diploma

    Martin Taylor, Jeremy Pritchard and Elizabeth Gray

    Part of the Government’s response to the report of the Working Group on 14-19 Reform (2004) was to announce the introduction of Specialised Diplomas in fourteen lines of learning, each Diploma including both academic and vocational material and covering a specific occupational sector....