Grades Against the Machine

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By BBC Radio

Grades Against the Machine

Tuesday, 18 August

A-Level and GCSE students in England will now be able to use their teacher-assessed grades, after an algorithm led to tens of thousands of students being marked down. But while the U-turn is being welcomed by many, what does this mean for the availability of University places? Adam catches up with Sue Hannan, Assistant Principal- Curriculum. at a College in Barrow-in-Furness, and speaks to Professor Malcolm Press, Vice Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University. Studio Director: Emma Crowe Producers: Ben Weisz, Frankie Tobi Assistant Editor: Emma Close Editor: Dino Sofos
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