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Exam nightmares

Every now and then, I’m sitting in an examination room at my old English school. There’s been some problem with my A-Level exams, and they’ve asked me to re-sit the History exam some 20 years later to prove it was really me who took the original exam. I am trying my best to write essays […]

It’s that time of year…

…when I wonder yet again whether exams are really the best way of judging students’ knowledge, and whether our teaching methods are the most efficient way of getting knowledge across. I’m half way through my giant pile, so as a reward to myself, I’ve allowed myself a quick post. One of the things which is […]