About This Source - Financial Times
The Financial Times (FT) is an English-language international daily newspaper that has a special emphasis on business and economic news. It is headquartered in London, England, and is owned by Japanese company Nikkei, Inc.. The newspaper was founded in London in 1888 by James Sheridan and Horatio Bottomley.
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The Financial Times asked what was wrong with the A-Level algorithm which landed UK educational services in hot water in the past days, after many students received unexpected grades, a situation which later forced a Governmental U-Turn to allow predicted and mock results to be used for University entry criteria.
How ‘The Algorithm’ changed A-level results. The FT’s Chris Giles examines whether it was fair, and who was most affectedFT YouTube Channel
This was one of a series of such U-Turns the British Government has made since the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country.
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