Paper and pens could become a thing of the past for GCSE exams in Wales.
Regulatory body Qualifications Wales is consulting on the exams’ future, which could include a major shift towards 16-year-olds sitting tests online.
New chairman David Jones believes we could see “significantly more” electronic assessment in the new curriculum, to reflect the way teenagers live their lives.
But he said we need to ensure the technology works.
However he believes GCSEs should be called the same, to avoid the “confusion” of a new name.
One of the biggest shake-ups of the school curriculum in decades is under way in Wales with a new curriculum for children from three to 16.
It will be taught from 2022, replacing…
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