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Students call for Gavin Williamson to resign and chant "Tories aren't human" in Westminster [Video]

Students call for Gavin Williamson to resign and chant "Tories aren't human" in Westminster

Students gathered outside the Department for Education in London on Saturday (August 22) calling for the resignation of Education Secretary Gavin Williamson following the algorithm fiasco with this..

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Protesters demand Williamson be sacked over exams fiasco [Video]

Protesters demand Williamson be sacked over exams fiasco

Students and teachers protesting over A-level and Btec results in England havedemanded the immediate sacking of Gavin Williamson.

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Gavin Williamson Clarifies Decision-Making On A-level Results Fiasco [Video]

Gavin Williamson Clarifies Decision-Making On A-level Results Fiasco

Gavin Williamson has tried to clarify when he made the decision to go back to teacher-assessed grades for A-level results following the fiasco that has affected thousands of pupils and their further..

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Labour criticise government exam results chaos [Video]

Labour criticise government exam results chaos

Shadow Housing Secretary Thangam Debbonaire has criticised Education Secretary Gavin Williamson for his handling of A-Level results, stating the government seemed unprepared despite knowing the..

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Labour: Government have caused ‘chaos’ over A-levels [Video]

Labour: Government have caused ‘chaos’ over A-levels

Labour’s shadow education minister Emma Hardy has said the “incompetence” of Education Secretary Gavin Williamson in taking “such a long time” to announce a U-turn over A-level results has..

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Education secretary apologises for A-level results handling [Video]

Education secretary apologises for A-level results handling

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has apologised to students for his handling of exam results. The government was forced into a U-turn yesterday after outrage at a marking algorithm which downgraded..

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Williamson announces government U-turn over A-level results [Video]

Williamson announces government U-turn over A-level results

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has apologised to students after the government announced a U-turn over exam results. A-level and GCSE results in England will now be based on teachers' assessments..

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A-level results: Head fears for mental health of downgraded students [Video]

A-level results: Head fears for mental health of downgraded students

About 40% of A-level results were downgraded after exams regulator Ofqual usedan algorithm based on schools' previous results. Headteachers called theresults "unfair and unfathomable", with many gifted..

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Students protest in London over downgraded A-level results [Video]

Students protest in London over downgraded A-level results

A protest has taken place in Parliament Square after an algorithm was used to determine the grades of A-level students with many losing out on university offers as a result. Report by Czubalam. Like us..

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Students attend Westminster protest after outrage at A-level results downgrading [Video]

Students attend Westminster protest after outrage at A-level results downgrading

More than 250 A-level students have gathered in Westminster for a protestagainst the recent downgrading of thousands of results. Many are holding signsreading “trust our teachers” as the students..

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Rayner: It’s time Johnson takes personal responsibility [Video]

Rayner: It’s time Johnson takes personal responsibility

Labour’s Deputy Leader, Angela Rayner, has called on Boris Johnson to urgently look at the algorithm used to determine students' A-Level results as fears that the same issues will happen with GCSE..

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Teachers and students protest in London against downgraded A-Level results [Video]

Teachers and students protest in London against downgraded A-Level results

Teachers and students protested outside Downing Street, London against the controversial A-Level results given to students. An algorithm was formed to calculate students' grades as schools closed..

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Ucas offer support for students during challenging A-level year [Video]

Ucas offer support for students during challenging A-level year

Ucas Senior customer experience manager Courteney Sheppard explains that UCASare well prepared to deal with an influx of queries after many students wereleft disappointed by their A-Level results. The..

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A-level results: What next for students? [Video]

A-level results: What next for students?

After the release of this year’s A-level results for England, Wales andNorthern Ireland, many students will be pondering their futures. Thedisruption caused to the exam process by the coronavirus..

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Students receive A-level results amid grade controversy [Video]

Students receive A-level results amid grade controversy

Thousands of pupils’ results have been downgraded after this year’s summerexams were cancelled because of Covid-19 despite record-high results.

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A-level students: NUS say this was 'one of the most traumatic years of their lives' [Video]

A-level students: NUS say this was 'one of the most traumatic years of their lives'

NUS hits back at government on A Level results Day. View on euronews

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Norwich student disappointed she can't 'own' exam results [Video]

Norwich student disappointed she can't 'own' exam results

With A-level exam results causing much controversy in the UK, students inNorwich explain their consternation towards the overall process.

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Williamson defends ‘triple lock’ on A-level results day [Video]

Williamson defends ‘triple lock’ on A-level results day

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson defends the government’s late change to the exam results system, saying that the ‘triple lock’ is there for students who “do not get the grade that they..

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Students in Sunderland receive A-level results [Video]

Students in Sunderland receive A-level results

A-level students in Sunderland received their exam grades on Thursday morning. Exam boards have downgraded nearly 40% of school leavers’ grades in England according to Ofqual whilst UCAS figures show..

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‘Annoyed’; ‘Angry’: Reactions to exam results system [Video]

‘Annoyed’; ‘Angry’: Reactions to exam results system

Students and the principal of Wyke Sixth Form College in Hull give their reactions to the exam results system on A-level results day. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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University Was Supposed To Be My Escape. The A-Level Algorithm Could Rob Me Of That [Video]

University Was Supposed To Be My Escape. The A-Level Algorithm Could Rob Me Of That

Students from disadvantaged schools are worried their A-level results will be lowered by a computer. Schools cancelled exams when the country went into lockdown between March and July. Now, an..

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Sir Ed Davey accused ministers of exacerbating the Covid situation at universities after its exam results U-turn.
Express and Star - Published

Students hold protest

Midlands students spoke of the crushing disappointment of receiving downgraded A-level results – just hours before the Government performed a humiliating U-turn.
Express and Star - Published

Coronavirus: Details of review into GCSE and A-level results emerge

Thousands of A-level students in Wales were initially downgraded with the education minister apologising.
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The man with thousands of fans who has still never opened his A-Level results

the man with thousands of fans who has still never opened his a-level results
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From ‘mutant algorithms’ to resignations – a timeline of the exam grading fiasco

Two senior officials have stood down in the wake of the A-level results fiasco, which Boris Johnson has since sought to blame on a “mutant algorithm”.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Johnson faces backlash after blaming ‘mutant’ algorithm for grades debacle

Boris Johnson faced a backlash after he sought to blame the A-level results fiasco on a “mutant algorithm” and effectively sacked the senior civil servant at the Department for Education.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Johnson acknowledges stress caused by ‘mutant’ exam results algorithm

Boris Johnson blamed a “mutant algorithm” for the A-level results fiasco as Education Secretary Gavin Williamson denied forcing Ofqual’s chief to carry the can for the debacle.
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Ashford student is 'first in over a decade' to reach Oxbridge

ashford student is 'first in over a decade' to reach oxbridge
Isabel Burns achieved A*A*A* after her initial A Level results were overturned
Canterbury Times - Published Also reported by •Folkestone HeraldThanet GazetteKent and Sussex CourierSevenoaks ChronicleDover Express

A-level results: Ofqual boss resigns in wake of exams chaos

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The National Extension College release A level and GCSE results

Monday 24 August, 2020“It was impossible to fulfil my dreams without my parent’s and NEC’s patience, support, motivation and 24/7 accessibility to my learning materials [sic] during my learning...
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Gavin Williamson defends going on holiday before A level results furore

gavin williamson defends going on holiday before a level results furore
The South Staffordshire MP is facing further criticism because he headed off on a family trip the week before results were announced
Tamworth Herald - Published Also reported by •Independent

Bradford sisters share experiences of results days

BBC Local News: Leeds and West Yorkshire -- With GCSE and A-level results a week apart it has been an anxious wait for two sisters in Bradford.
BBC Local News - Published

GCSE results: Students experience 'all the emotions'

Many students admit being unnerved by the uproar over last week's A-level results.
BBC News - Published

Government lifts cap on medical student places after A-level results chaos

Limits on teaching, dentistry and veterinary courses also dumped.
Independent - Published

Sharp improvement in GCSE and A-level results after algorithm scrapped

Teacher-assessed grades awarded in England after controversy over standardisation system
FT.com - Published

GCSE results day live updates from Hull and East Yorkshire

gcse results day live updates from hull and east yorkshire
It comes after the Government backtracked on how A-Level results were awarded
Hull Daily Mail - Published

Gavin Williamson and Ofqual warned of flaws in A-level results system weeks ago, reports say

Sources say algorithm concerns were pushed aside due to worries about grade inflation
Independent - Published

A-Level results: Ministers under pressure to help universities as u-turn could leave many facing 'financially crippling' losses

Fears the lift of the student cap will mean some universities lose out
Independent - Published

GCSE results day 2020 - what time are results and how are grades being decided?

gcse results day 2020 - what time are  results and how are grades being decided?
Following this year's A Level results and the U-turn on downgraded results awarded in the absence of exams, it's the turn of GCSE students to find out how they've done
Tamworth Herald - Published

NI students to find out revised A-level grades on Friday

Pupils in Northern Ireland will receive their revised AS and A-level results on Friday morning, exams body CCEA said.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

A-level results: What if I still don't have the place I want? And other questions

Are you concerned about your results? Experts answer some of your questions.
BBC News - Published

A-levels U-turn: Medical schools call for increase in student places

BBC Local News: London -- Courses are expected to be over-subscribed after students' A-level results are upgraded.
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A-level crisis: Brighton University boss warns of 'chaos'

A UNIVERSITY boss says the Government’s u-turn on A-level results has caused a “different level of chaos” for staff and students.
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A-Level results day 'most difficult ever', says head teacher

BBC Local News: Sheffield and South Yorkshire -- Head teacher of Wales High School in Rotherham Pepe Di'lasio says pupils had faced an "injustice".
BBC Local News - Published

‘He has no credibility and he needs to leave’: Students call on Williamson to go

Teachers and students protesting over A-level results in England have called on Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to resign and said it was “too late” for apologies.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Government fails to make the grade

It’s been a long week for those awaiting their GCSE results. Like those who last week received the worst set of A-level results in living memory, they fear inequality.
Express and Star - Published

Sixth Forms praise second government u-turn on A-level results

sixth forms praise second government u-turn on a-level results
The government announced that all students will receive their teacher-assessed grades after 40 per cent of A-level results were downgraded
Grimsby Telegraph - Published

Student who wrote to PM over A-level results fiasco still faces exam resits

student who wrote to pm over a-level results fiasco still faces exam resits
But the U-turn announced yesterday will mean thousands of teenagers get higher grades
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Newspaper headlines: Exams U-turn after 'Williamson caves in'

Tuesday's front pages are dominated by the government's "humiliating climbdown" on A-level results.
BBC News - Published

A-level results: Mark Drakeford 'sorry' for 'uncertainty'

The first minister defended the Welsh Government's handling of the grading system.
BBC News - Published

Fears U-turn on A-level results will create problems for years to come

Williamson cave-in over grades to placate anger prompts concern from universities about meeting extra demand
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What went wrong with the A-level algorithm?

How 'The Algorithm' changed A-level results. The FT's Chris Giles examines whether it was fair, and who was most affected
FT.com - Published

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