Teachers’ perceptions and A‐level performance: is there any evidence of systematic bias?

  title={Teachers’ perceptions and A‐level performance: is there any evidence of systematic bias?},
  author={Martin Snell and Andy Thorpe and Sherria L. Hoskins and Arnaud Chevalier},
  journal={Oxford Review of Education},
  pages={403 - 423}
Applications for places in UK Higher Education are usually made before the results of A‐level examinations are known, so references from schools and colleges normally refer to expected (or predicted) grades. Inaccuracies in these predictions may be systematically related to key characteristics of the applicant and could lead to under‐representation from various groups of students. This paper examines data on predicted A‐level grades for 415 recently‐enrolled university students. In contrast to… 

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