Commenting on arrangements for exams and qualifications for 2020, in light of school closures, Nansi Ellis, assistant general secretary of the National Education Union, said:

“We welcome this announcement from Government. Teachers are trained to assess their students and already do so throughout the year. Evidence shows teacher-assessed grades are reliable and valid.

“We expect to work closely with government on further detail to make this as fair as possible for all involved.”

ENDS

2020-042-NEU