Education: A Testing Issue

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Scotland has cancelled its National 5 school exams next summer - should the rest of the UK follow? On The Briefing Room David Aaronovitch asks if exams should go ahead next year, and can governments ensure assessments are fair? Contributors: Branwen Jeffreys, BBC education editor Prof Anna Vignoles, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge Laura McInerney, former editor of Schools Week Natalie Perera, executive director at the Education Policy Institute Prof Lindsay Paterson, University of Edinburgh. Producers: Kirsteen Knight, Bob Howard and Rosamund Jones Editor: Jasper Corbett

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