Medical students entering their sixth and final year have learned they will all have to resit one of their exams after the Proctors Office was alerted to allegations that some students had cheated. All marks from the examination have been wiped, as the integrity of the examination was called into question
Elena Rotzokou makes the case against exams as a mode of assessment, pointing towards their arbitrariness as well as the negative impacts of their all-or-nothing nature. Rotzokou claims that the unhealthy logic of exams cannot be disentangled from capitalist and neoliberal thinking.
"Following 10 tumultuous years, it is hard to see any hope for these war-scarred countries."
Zoe Lambert looks back at the Arab Spring, questioning the successes and failures, and reflects on being in Morocco as it began in 2010.