Artificial intelligence used to grade UK’s GCSE and A-level exams – The National

SourceThe National
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Computers, not teachers, to decide results of pupils whose exams were cancelled this summer Artificial intelligence is being used to allocate the grades of pupils who could not sit their GCSEs or A-levels this summer. The exams are offered by many schools in the UAE. Getty An exam watchdog has told pupils the statistical modelling being used to standardise their A-level and GCSE results is for their own good. The new algorithm was created because of concern that relying solely on grades predicted by teachers could lead to inflated and unreliable results. British qualifications are a popular choice for students in the UAE, with 91 schools offering A-levels, says WhichSchoolAdvisor, a reviewer of more...