Exam photo via shutterstock the new compsci gcse has been plunged into chaos after solutions to coursework tasks were found leaked online schools first began teaching the new computer science gcses in september 2016 and the first students will sit their exams in may they count as a science. The new numbered scores replace the traditional a-g grades and come as part of a huge education reform that aims to create more rigorous gcses a 'linear' system will see pupils take all their exams at the end of year 11 with less reliance on coursework gcse grade boundaries were published. Ofqual's guide to results, standards and grade boundaries in the 2017 gcse results. All coursework is likely to be removed from the new computer science gcse over concerns about widespread cheating, the exam watchdog has saidcoursework task. Some subjects will retain coursework on a non-assessed basis, with the completion of certain experiments in science subjects being assumed in examinations, and teacher reporting of spoken language participation for english gcses as a separate report other changes include the move to a numerical grading system,.
Coursework is to be removed from gcse computer science grades due to concerns about cheating picture by dominic lipinski/pa wire simon doyle 29 november, 2017 01:00 topics computer science · coursework · exams · gcse · ofqual categories news · northern ireland news top topics in news barry mcelduff. Hundreds of northern ireland school pupils face having their gcse computer science coursework binned after the answers were leaked online. Northern ireland pupils' gcse computer science marks revoked after online coursework belfast telegraph 04:11 tue, 09 jan ofqual announces revised arrangements for gcse computer science education business 02:46 tue, 09 jan business' role in improving literacy hr magazine 01:47 tue, 09 jan. The new-style gcses show why politicians must do more explaining anne mcelvoy the exam shake-up caused a lot of confusion next time, we need to know what ministers are trying to achieve, says senior editor at the economist anne mcelvoy published: 1:00 am published: 1:00 am the new-style.
Outcome of ofqual's consultation on assessment arrangements for gcse computer science 08/01/2018 ofqual today announced the outcome of its consultation on the assessment arrangements for gcse computer science aiming high with ocr's cambridge technicals 23/10/2017 two 18-year-old students who took. Gcse science in action the 'gcse science in action' event involved five amazing speakers who are all experts in an exciting and current area of science we heard a talk from a deep sea diver who had worked on blue planet 2 and a demonstration from a scientist who was testing out physics equations. News ofqual considers changes to computer science gcse after 'widespread' rule breaches last month, schools week revealed that the exam board edexcel had replaced the nea component of its computer science gcse after admitting an error in its security settings meant pupils may have seen the.
The new gcses focus on end of course exams rather than coursework historically girls have done better when it comes to top marks in english and boys have done better in maths last thursday as the a-level results were released, it emerged that the gender gap was starting to close between boys and. Pupils must not be penalised by a decision to pull gcse computer science coursework worth a fifth of the final mark, it has been urged. Independent news for international students until this week, coursework made up one fifth of the marks for all gcse computer science students' grades in that subject but computer science pupils will still be expected to complete the same coursework as before – however it will gain them no marks.
An anonymous reader shares a report: the new computer science gcse has been thrown into disarray after programming tasks worth a fifth of the total the british broadcasting corporation education section of the news didn't define something that anyone in the uk old enough to read the news would. Limit my search to r/gcse use the following search parameters to narrow your results: subreddit:subreddit: find submissions in subreddit author:username: find submissions by username site:examplecom: find submissions from examplecom url:text: search for text in url selftext:text: search for text. Evidence of widespread malpractice with gcse computer science has prompted ofqual to propose the practical project component should no longer contribute to pupils' overall grade from as early as next year the exams regulator has said today that it is “no longer possible for exam boards to ensure that.