How have this year’s exam results been affected by changes to assessment?

On 10th August, students across the UK received their A level results. As exams were cancelled for a second year due to COVID-19, students were awarded teacher-assessed grades based on…

Charting the impact of COVID-19 on UK admissions and recruitment

[This article was first published on 17th March 2020, but is being updated regularly. Last update: 21st October 2021. The latest updates are shown in blue.] A summary of school…

COVID-19’s cancelled exams and grading issues create admissions challenges for universities

In almost every country, education has been disrupted by COVID-19. There have been widespread school and university closures, and a shift to online learning. This blog looks at the question…

Europass launches new e-portfolio website

Europass has launched its new, completely redesigned website to reflect significant new developments and progress in the Europass service offer. The free Europass resources now offer people the chance to…

Evolving the English language test during transformational times

‘Organisations must adapt or die’ has been the consistent mantra of management expert Gary Hamel. During times of exceptional change, this has never been truer. The arrival of COVID-19 could…