Pupils in England could sit some of their GCSE exams digitally within the next few years, under exam board proposals.

AQA hopes that, by 2030, at least one major subject will be partly sat digitally in England.

It said the reading and listening parts of its GCSE Italian and Polish exams will be the first to be assessed this way, from 2026, subject to approval.

Such exams will "allow young people to use their digital skills", it said.

The exam board said it believes paper-based exams are still useful for assessing GCSE and A-level students, but the time has come to "widen the range of media we use".

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