The A-Level & GCSE Exam Result Fiasco Explained: Why The Algorithm Was So Unfair - TLDR News

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21 Aug 2020

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Running an exam season without any real exams was always going to be a difficult task - but A-Level and Highers results days ended up being a bigger mess than anyone could have expected. The new system resulted in some students having their grade significantly downgraded, and worse, it seemed to primarily impact poorer schools. So in this video, we explain what happened and why the system was so unfair that the government abandoned it.


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