This blog post will be chronologically updated with the latest announcements by the Edexcel International Examinations.
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Latest Edexcel International Examination News
26th March, 2020 – Information on Awarding GCSEs, AS & A Levels
The Office of Qualifications & Examinations Regulations of the UK has announce that they are expecting to publish by next week, detailed information on the process & timetable that will be followed this summer. This will contain information on what steps teachers need to follow and detailed guidance on how to consider the full range of evidence that they will have available when submitting their assesment grades.
(Source – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/further-update-on-2020-exams)
26th March, 2020 – Cancellation of May/June 2020 Examinations (International)
Pearson Examinations Board announced today that it will not hold any examinations in relation to the May/June, 2020 examination series. All students will recieve a grade & certificated based on the amount of work that has been put in till date.
(Source – https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/campaigns/rest-of-world-covid-19-coronavirus-update.html)
20th March, 2020 – Cancellation of May/June 2020 Examinations (UK Only)
The UK Government annouced the closure of schools, colleges & higher education providers and that exams will not be held in May & June. UK Students will not be permitted to sit for the GCSEs, A Levels & International GCSEs in the UK. Instead Students will recieive a grade that fairly reflects the work that has been put in till date.
(Source – https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/campaigns/united-kingdom-covid-19-coronavirus-update.html)
(Source – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/further-details-on-exams-and-grades-announced)https://www.gov.uk/government/news/further-update-on-2020-exams