Review of statistical models used for grading 2020 exam results

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Dear UK Statistics Authority,

In August 2020, Ed Humperson stated that the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) would be reviewing the statistical models used for grading exams results in the UK in 2020 (see here: https://osr.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/c...).

Please provide a copy of OSR's review.

Yours faithfully,

Jack Maxwell

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FOI Team, UK Statistics Authority

Our Reference: FOI/2021/1666

 

Dear Jack

 

Thank you for your email requesting data pertaining to the OSR review of
approach to developing statistical models designed for awarding 2020 exam
results.

 

I am writing to confirm that the Office for National Statistics has now
completed its search for the information which you requested and the
response can be found here:

You asked:

Thank you for your request.

OSR's review of the approach to developing statistical models designed for
awarding 2020 exam results is due to be published later this month.
Updates in relation to our review are published on the [1]review page on
our website.

Therefore, the information you have requested is considered exempt under
Section 22(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, whereby information
is exempt from release if there is a view to publish the information in
the future.

This exemption is subject to a public interest test. We recognise the
desirability of information being freely available and this is considered
by OSR when publication schedules are set.

 

We said:

Thank you for your request.

OSR's review of the approach to developing statistical models designed for
awarding 2020 exam results was published on 2 March 2020. Please see the
following link to the requested information: [2]OSR review of approach to
developing statistical models designed for awarding 2020 exam results

 

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