#045 – Tim Oates: Myth and misunderstanding of assessment in England
6th October 2020
In the episode of The Youth and Education Podcast, CfEY Associate Alix Robertson interviews Tim Oates CBE, Group Director of Assessment Research and Development at Cambridge Assessment.
Alix and Tim discuss:
- Whether GCSEs and A levels are still fit for purpose
- How the English assessment system compares to other countries
- The value of existing exams for employers
- The future of testing
Research referenced includes:
- Elliott, G., Rushton, N., Darlington, E., & Child, S. (2015). Are claims that the GCSE is a white elephant red herrings?
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