Students in Tears at Grading Shock; COLLEGE ASKS EXAM BOARD TO REVIEW HEALTH COURSE MARKS
Byline: DEAN VALLER
STUDENTS at a Coventry college fear their career prospects have been damaged after an external exam board downgraded their marks.
Marks for two assignments on a health and social care qualification at Henley College were generally lower than tutors had predicted.
The coursework for the qualification, an advanced vocational certificate of education (AVCE) had previously been marked in-house at the college.
But since 2001, examiner Edexcel, under government guidelines, has marked some of the coursework.
But it rated some students' work lower than Henley College tutors had predicted.
The college is now asking …
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Publication information: Article title: Students in Tears at Grading Shock; COLLEGE ASKS EXAM BOARD TO REVIEW HEALTH COURSE MARKS. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Coventry Evening Telegraph (England). Publication date: March 1, 2003. Page number: 7. © 2009 Coventry Newpapers. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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