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How useful are mock exams?

The debate over the usefulness of mock exams has intensified as the new, more rigorous GCSE examinations have begun to be used across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

This has combined with renewed calls regarding student stress and whether mock exams – and exams in general – are effective as a means of teaching.

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Effective whole-school assessment

Assessment data should be improving education standards and informing teaching approaches. Yet the lack of clarity about the intended purpose of different assessments, and the data they should generate, is always complex.

With this in mind, here we look at the five core challenges schools must overcome, if whole-school assessment is to achieve its goals.

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