Would you mark GCSE exams? What if it were part of your job?

The government abolished modular exams, it devalued vocational qualifications and made the EBacc the measure of how a school is doing.  The push to examinations depends on two tiers of professionals with the right subject knowledge – the people who write the questions and the people who mark them. We are starting to hear that …

Getting students to prepare for exams–There’s an app for that!

We all know that students are notoriously bad at preparing for exams.  Pearson (owners of the Edexcel exam board) think they have a solution – an app (for Apple devices). http://picasaweb.google.com/s/c/bin/slideshow.swf From launching the app with the ‘My Exams’ icon, you come the my exams page where you enter the dates and subjects of any …