Research and analysis

Marking Roundtable 2018

Research into quality of marking in England's exam system presented at an event in London on 27 November 2018.


Online standardisation

Marking consistency metrics - an update

Marking consistency studies - Summer 2016 and 2017 units

Marking reliability studies 2017

A study of hard-to-mark responses

Survey of Examiners 2018


Ofqual takes the quality of marking of GCSEs, AS and A levels very seriously. We have conducted a substantial programme of research over the past 5 years, and these new research reports develop further our understanding of marking and how we might work with stakeholders to drive quality higher in specific areas.

Published 27 November 2018