Should children be marking their classmates’ work? Photo: Alamy

Why pupils, not teachers, mark some of their classmates’ work these days – it fosters their communication skills

Attitudes towards marking have changed. Many schools have dropped the red pen, instead focusing on students’ ability to become independent learners. Others go for a mix of marking styles, including peer-marked work

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Should children be marking their classmates’ work? Photo: Alamy
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