Will students rely solely on their exam results then?
For their grades, yes, but this will not make up the entirety of the course.
Teachers are not to be blamed for their expectations from students, as they want their students to be eligible enough to face the difficulties of professional life.
With writing a GCSE coursework, a student learns many aspects of life such as time management, collecting significant ideas, understanding people’s views, arranging the views in a wholesome manner and so on.
Students and GCSE coursework writing are associated as a pair of scissors, hand and watch, man and woman and many other couples that are strongly linked to each other.
Teachers associate very high expectations with their students due to which, students face problem in terms of writing a GCSE coursework.Absolutely fuming that my Y10 will have to waste 20 hours on an NEA task that won't count, doesnt need any formal assessment or feedback.Ofqual backed time wasting #gcse #computerscience — Khawer Ishtiaq (@kishtiaq) January 8, 2018 Many Year 11 students have already completed huge amounts of their coursework which will now effectively go to waste.Soon enough the first response came in with a full solution. Ofqual described how a “simple search” for a key requirement of a task on one popular forum brought up more than 40 pages of results.“The speed with which the tasks appeared online and the number of times the discussions and solutions were viewed threatened the integrity of this aspect of the qualification,” the report by Ofqual explained.In response to this, it launched a consultation to review the qualification.' Students and teachers will feel dismay and disappointment …Until this week, coursework made up one fifth of the marks for all GCSE Computer Science students’ grades in that subject.But, following the United Kingdom’s Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) uncovering of alarming rates of cheating, this has ended.Computer Science pupils will still be expected to complete the same coursework as before – however it will gain them no marks.In November 2017, Ofqual addressed countless reports of leaked answers on online forums and websites.