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Where do we go from here?

By Emma White, Founder of Mark My Papers   The government’s decision to opt for predicted grades in lieu of exams as a solution to the current Coronavirus crisis is an obvious one. There were few viable options, at least options that would offer a smooth and easy solution. From repeating a year to delaying ... Read more
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Marking Accurately?

By Emma White Don’t kid yourself. There are no shortcuts to marking. Teachers and home educators alike scratch their heads to find an easier way forward. In schools, many must search their souls in a bid to find a robust way to satisfy the needs of the school data drop and the performance levels aspired ... Read more
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The real value of external assessment

By Emma White.   November and December are pre-public or mock exam months for many schools. Not surprisingly this year it was a busy time for Mark My Papers marking the full spectrum of subjects for schools across the globe from large UK comprehensives to international schools in Africa. It is great to see that ... Read more
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The changing face of Home Education- a mix and match compilation of learning resources

By Emma White 18th October 2019 So how much does it cost to home educate a child? The truth is Home Education can be as expensive or as cheap as you like; it depends on your needs and preferences as an individual – but effective education at home, where the objective is to pass exams, ... Read more
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International Education Awards-Berlin

We are delighted to announce that Mark My Papers has been shortlisted for the ‘Women In International Education’ New Business/Start Up Business of the Year 2019. We are looking forward to the award ceremony in Berlin in November. This award recognises the important role played by entrepreneurial women in business but more importantly it is ... Read more
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Mark My Papers: Fulfilling a deep need in the education system

By Dr. Helen Wright MA OXON. EDD, PGCE. Chair of the Advisory Board at Mark My Papers 6th September 2019 The more I see of the work of Mark My Papers, the more impressed I am – and the more I see the positive impact this service is having across the education system, for students ... Read more
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Home educators steal the show: (i)GCSE and A’Level results.

By Emma White. Founder and Managing Director of Mark My Papers. 26th August 2019   Congratulations to the many of you who have contacted us to share your fabulous (i)GCSE and A’ Level successes. Those of you who have been in touch have achieved a broad spread of Grades 7, 8 and 9 across all ... Read more
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Home education; a lonely journey in the dark – and how MMP became a cost effective lifeline.

By Emma White, Founder and Managing Director at Mark My Papers Ltd. 19th August 2019 Most parents come to home education through adversity. That’s a fact. There are those, of course, who intend to home school their offspring from cradle through to university, but they are a minority. For the most part, home education is ... Read more
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Why schools can benefit from the guidance of an unbiased, experienced examiner; a third party perspective on marking.

By an approved, leading member of the Marking Team at Mark My Papers. This examiner has been marking English GCSE papers for twenty years; originally marking English Literature and English Language for WJEC (later Eduqas) and more recently marking the English Language new specification for AQA. She is an accomplished examiner with an invaluable insight ... Read more
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Supporting teachers to do their best work.

By Dr. Helen Wright MA OXON. EDD, PGCE. Chair of the Advisory Board at Mark My Papers 18th August 2019 The start of a new academic year brings a flurry of emotions for teachers, young and old – excitement, dread, optimism, renewed commitment to making a difference … all of these, bundled in a bubbling ... Read more
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