North’s Education Minister announces u-turn on A-Level grading

first_img Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Facebook Twitter North’s Education Minister announces u-turn on A-Level grading AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ The North’s Education Minister has announced a u-turn on the controversial grading of A-Levels.Thousands of students across the region were marked down due to an algorithm used by the exams regulator, with some missing out on a University place.Peter Weir has now confirmed that students will be awarded the higher of the grade submitted by their school or the grade calculated by the exams body.He has also agreed that the grading of GCSE’s due on Thursday will be based solely on teachers assessments.The SDLP’s Education Spokesperson, West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan says today is a win for young people:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/mccrossan5pmweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+center_img Harps come back to win in Waterford FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous article39 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Northern IrelandNext articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Monday August 17th News Highland Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – August 17, 2020 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more

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