Edexcel confirms Pearson talks

<p>Edexcel, the organisation responsible for processing exam papers for UK schools and further education colleges, has confirmed that it has held talks with publisher Pearson over new exam paper processing technology.</p><p>The not-for-profit organisation has been seeking to upgrade its exam paper processing following severe criticism two years ago for losing thousands of exam papers. It claims to have been in discussions with "a number of different organisations", including Pearson, to find an up-to-date system for marking exam papers. Such computerised systems have been developed in the U...

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