Teachers in England will be asked to assess the grades they think pupils would have achieved in cancelled GCSE and A-level exams.
This will be used by exam boards to decide results - along with a ranking by ability of pupils in each subject in a school, also judged by teachers.
This approach from the qualifications watchdog Ofqual will replace exams disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Results days will be no later than originally planned and may be earlier.
Read more in BBC News.
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