The 2020 exam grading system: immediate issues for schools and colleges to tackle, arising from likely future requests under the GDPR and FOIA

The 2020 exam grading system is likely to provoke an increase in the number of subject access requests made by students wanting access to their assessment grades, rankings and other personal data. Freedom of Information requests are also likely, from journalists and other parties querying the operation and robustness of the system. In the first of a series of events designed to support schools and colleges grappling with the topic and seeking practical ways to support teachers right now, Stone King discusses the issues in a roundtable webcast with Ofqual, Confederation of School Trusts, Advantage Schools and Association of Colleges.

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