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Exam appeals overhaul ‘fundamentally flawed’, say head teachers | BBC News

Plans to overhaul the exam appeals system in England will make it more unfair, say head teachers.

The proposals, from exams regulator Ofqual, will make it harder to appeal against GCSE and A-level results, say two leading head teachers’ groups.The proposals include marks only being changed if an examiner has made an error in applying the marking scheme, or adding up the marks.

Ofqual says it wants the new system to “focus squarely on errors”.

But head teachers from the state and independent sectors say they are so concerned about the plan that they have submitted a joint response to the regulator’s consultation on the proposed changes.

Read more about this story on the BBC website: Exam appeals overhaul ‘fundamentally flawed’, say head teachers | BBC News

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