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‘We Don’t Need No Education’: Assessing What Matters in Schools

"In this drive to ascribe value to students, we risk losing sight of what learning can and should be: an ongoing, unfolding and communal process."

Opinion – The Education System Is Broken

TW: self-harm, substance abuse New commission, Cherwell Comment: **The Education system is utter garbage!** Eh, could be a tough crowd to sell this one to....

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education clarifies Trinity examinations arrangements

Following concerns raised by a number of students surrounding academic arrangements for Trinity term, Cherwell reached out to Martin Williams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education for...

Oxford releases Safety Net Policy for remote assessments

The University of Oxford has released its examination ‘Safety Net Policy’ this morning. This policy has been made for subjects where remote assessments are...

Oxford SU Assessment Consultation results show little agreement between students

The Oxford Student Union has released the results of the Teaching and Assessment Student Consultation (TASC) which received a total of 5462 submissions. This...

Opinion – Oxford Finalists Deserve a Proper ‘Safety Net’

On Wednesday 25th March I released an Open Letter to the University advocating for a ‘guaranteed minimum’ grade to be implemented to protect students particularly...

University releases Trinity examination arrangements

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Martin Williams, has today released information on Trinity Term examinations. The changes are as follows: All first-year exams, with the exception of medicine and...

Remote Teaching Is No Good Quick Fix

With the structure of Trinity Term and exams still up in the air, Guy Dabby-Joory offers the University some alternatives to remote teaching.

Lady Pat. R. Honising – First, Blue, or Spouse?

"A first unfortunately doesn’t happen overnight, honey."

Transcriptions for ‘illegible’ exams cost students over £30,000 since 2014

The average transcription costs over £144 at Oxford, compared to just £25 at St Andrew's.