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Should children be tested on computers?

Should computers replace pen and paper in all exams?

Isabel Nisbet, outgoing chief the Ofqual qualifications watchdog, argues that GCSEs and A-levels will become "invalid" for digitally native pupils if writing materials are retained.

She debates her proposal with Dr Sheila Lawlor, director of centre-right think-tank Politeia.

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