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Those setting exams shouldn't teach them.

Those setting exams shouldn't teach them.

Creating a separation between those setting exams and those teaching them could help preserve the integrity of public exams, says a teachers' leader.

Malcolm Trobe, of the ASCL heads' union, said senior examiners could be barred from preparing pupils for exams from the board for which they work.

It comes after allegations over exam leaks led to staff suspensions at the leading Eton and Winchester colleges.

In both cases the teachers also worked as senior examiners for an exam board.

Confidential information

The issue was highlighted by the Daily Telegraph, which revealed Eton College and its head of economics and deputy head of academics, Mo Tanweer, had parted company following allegations that he had shared confidential information about a forthcoming economics exam with other members of staff.

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