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Podcast | A Level playing field? Exam results during the pandemic

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Recently, students got their A Level results, despite having never sat an exam.

How did the government decide what grades to give students? What methodology did they use? How did this affected the distribution of results?

We spoke with Jack Britton, Associate Director at IFS and expert on education, to get to the bottom of how the government calculated exam results during the pandemic.

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