A-level and GCSE results: Pressure mounts on ministers to solve exam crisis

Pressure is mounting on ministers to resolve the exam grades crisis with just days to go before GCSE results are published on Thursday.

They face calls to delay the results, change the grading algorithm or use the grades estimated by teachers, after complaints of unfair A-level results.

It comes as Northern Ireland said it would use teacher-assessed estimates for GCSE results this week.

The government has defended the approach it used to determine grades.

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