TO BE PUBLISHED May 2020
This conference will examine the future for England’s exam system.
It will be an opportunity for stakeholders and policymakers to discuss key issues - and further options for the system going forward - following a period of considerable reform.
Areas for discussion at this conference include:
- The impact of GCSE and A Level reform;
- Next steps for tackling malpractice;
- Cost and accessibility;
- Improving public confidence in the exam system;
- Developing a fair, high quality exam system - accessibility, reducing costs and ensuring a rounded assessment of students’ skill set; and
- Opportunities for utilising technology to improve the exam system.
There will be keynote contributions from:
- Jill Duffy, Chief Executive, OCR; and
- Dr Philip Wright, Director General, Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ).
Further confirmed speakers include: Dale Bassett, AQA; Andrew Harland, Ability 2 Access; Professor Sandra McNally, London School of Economics; Derek Richardson, Pearson; Dr Mary Richardson, UCL Institute of Education; and Matt Wingfield, The e-Assessment Association.
- General qualification reform - an overview;
- The impact of reform so far and options going forward;
- Next steps for implementing the recommendations of the malpractice review;
- Improving fairness and quality in the exam system - accessibility, costs and safeguarding the validity of assessments;
- Next steps for England’s exam system - options for alternative assessment models, use of technology, and ensuring qualifications equip young people with skills to succeed post-16.
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