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Children: Examinations

Volume 463: debated on Wednesday 12 September 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what research he has commissioned into the impact of assessments and testing on children’s future engagement with education. (155166)

The Department for Education and Skills part-funded a review by the EPPI-Centre on the impact of summative assessment and testing on students’ motivation for learning. The review’s report was published in 2002 and can be accessed at