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  1. Extended project evaluation (cohort 1): Student information

    Authors: 
    Anne Pinot de Moira

    Summer 2007 heralded certification of the first cohort of students entered for the pilot Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)....

  2. Qualification users’ perceptions and experiences of assessment reliability

    Authors: 
    Suzanne Chamberlain

    This paper presents the findings of a study designed to explore qualification users’ perceptions and experiences of reliability in the context of national assessment outcomes in England....

  3. The fear factor: students’ experiences of test anxiety when taking A-level examinations

    Authors: 
    Suzanne Chamberlain, Anthony Daly and Victoria Spalding

    This paper presents the findings of a pilot study that explored students’ experiences of test anxiety when taking A-level examinations....

  4. Communication strategies for enhancing qualification users' understanding of educational assessment: recommendations from other public interest fields

    Authors: 
    Suzanne Chamberlain

    The outcomes of national assessments in many countries provide 'qualifications' or 'credentials' that may be used to define the levels of students' knowledge and skills, for their own use and that of employers, higher education institutions and others....

  5. A General Paper in the General Certificate of Education Examination

    Authors: 
    R. A. C. Oliver

    This paper reports the results of an investigation into the General Paper set in 1953. The review is based on an analysis of grades awarded by the Joint Matriculation Board, and the responses to a questionnaire sent out to all schools that entered candidates....

  6. Secondary Modern Schools and the General Certificate of Education

    Authors: 
    Joint Matriculation Board

    This paper focuses on the General Certificate of Education (GCE) in relation to the needs of students from secondary modern schools. The figures contained in the report show the number of secondary modern schools that entered candidates for the GCE from 1951 to 1954, and the number of candidates ...

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