In the United Kingdom, both the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and A-Levels have recently been reformed, and a new grading system has been brought in for GCSEs. Participants will learn about the old and new grading systems, as well
as receive background information on the nature of the reforms. Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM ET
Look at exam boards and how they assess students at each level of education; learn about the ‘Sixth Form,’ A-Level performance and subject choice, and how this
relates to university admissions; and examine some of the differences across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales (there isn’t just one UK system).
LesLee Clauson Eicher
LesLee Clauson Eicher started her career evaluating international credentials as a graduate student in German Philology at a large state university, and has been in in the field ever since. In her current job at AACRAO, she splits her time between evaluating
international credentials and providing training in credential evaluation. In 2018, LesLee stepped into volunteer leadership as president of TAICEP, The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals.