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University of Birmingham vice chancellor wants sixth form teaching to be separated from higher education admissions

Young people are bearing the brunt of exams chaos, but this generation may be remembered for its ability to move on and flourish, writes Emma Hattersley

Amid outcry over Covid, the digital divide and cancelled exams, Emma White advocates a tried and tested approach to remote learning

Helen Pike, master of Magdalen College School, looks at what needs to be done to ensure students receive the fairest possible grades this summer

HMC chief Simon Hyde says issues around GCSE and A-level exams were 'foreseeable'

Gavin Williamson says there will be no algorithms this year as he confirms Year 6 Sats are also cancelled

The DfE has confirmed Ofqual-regulated exams taken abroad will have same amendments as in the UK

Plans are being considered to tell universities how much learning pupils have missed due to Covid

The Government must offer clarity on which options it is considering to make GCSEs and A-levels as fair as possible this year, writes Nick Pietrek

Exams will be replaced with in-class assessments instead, says Welsh education minister

Thousands of teachers have signed a petition calling for A-level and GCSE content to be reduced because of Covid disruption

A poll for the Sutton Trust showed that many students would have applied to different universities had they known their real grades

Uncertainty over exams could lead to some markers dropping out - which will create opportunities for other staff, writes Susan Barnhurst

Dame Glenys Stacey says contingency plans are under discussion, including proposals for invigilated mock exams

Geoff Barton from the ASCL says ministers should do something more radical than delaying GCSEs and A levels by a few weeks

Vice-chancellors say the move would give students affected by Covid-19 disruption more time to learn

ISC chair Barnaby Lenon warns of the dangers of the politicisation of elite university admissions

INTERVIEW: ISC chair Barnaby Lenon has had enough of the ‘obsession’ with state/private school ratios, but supports efforts to help disadvantaged students

Oxford is also expected to announce record figures for undergraduates educated in the state sector

Exams results chaos has thrown a spanner in the works for schools trying to plan

Tired staff face a school year fraught with uncertainties, but we can remain hopeful, writes Sean Fenton

Students can make complaint to their exam centre if they have 'evidence of bias or discrimination'

The A-level results U-turn means many more students now qualify to study medicine

Head of Eton says students were awarded grades that were 'manifestly unfair'

Admissions chaos prompted by the A-Level results U-turn could lead to judicial review, experts say

Eight out of ten independent school heads believe algorithm is 'unfair'

Lockdown could mean this year's cohort of leavers is probably the most ready to engage with development officers

Ofqual chief Sally Collier asks schools to be flexible on grades when deciding who to admit to A-level and other courses