Use of pens in written exams ‘cannot go on’

Interesting premise here – that, in an age of technological advancement and communication, the examinations system needs to reflect this:

The days of using pens and paper in exams must be brought to an end, the head of the country’s exams watchdog, says today.

 Isabel Nisbet, chief executive of Ofqual, said that if school exams did not go online soon, exam preparation “will become a separate thing to learning” for candidates brought up on computers.

Read more in the Independent, 25th February 2011

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