Pupils in Northern Ireland to obtain A-level outcomes

Thousands of scholars throughout Northern Ireland will obtain AS and A-level outcomes later.

This yr’s outcomes will see examination our bodies proceed the route again in direction of regular awarding preparations which have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and public well being measures.

In 2020 and 2021 teacher-assessed grades have been issued.

Last yr college students had the choice to omit a unit of evaluation in most topics to focus their revision and there have been additionally evaluation variations and reductions in coursework.

This yr college students have been supplied with advance data within the majority of exams.

Examiners have been additionally advised to be aware of disruption attributable to the pandemic when contemplating general pupil efficiency.

Results this yr are anticipated to dip barely in contrast with the earlier three years, earlier than returning to pre-pandemic ranges subsequent yr.

Most of the A-levels sat in Northern Ireland have been from native examination board CCEA, whereas others sat exams set by different boards throughout the UK.

Scores of scholars are additionally set to obtain BTec outcomes and vocational {qualifications}.

CCEA has arrange a devoted outcomes helpline to supply recommendation and steering for college students receiving their outcomes.

The helpline will open at 8am on outcomes day and will likely be in operation after that on Monday to Friday, from 9am till 5pm, till August 30.

Anyone with queries relating to CCEA’s outcomes can name 028 9026 1260, or electronic mail helpline@ccea.org.uk.

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