The media and political debate over grade inflation and Michael Gove’s proposed GCSE reforms disguise how difficult it is for young people in today’s struggling economy.
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Welsh education minister Leighton Andrews has welcomed Michael Gove’s humiliating u-turn on GCSEs, declaring the education secretary a “repentant sinner”.
Michael Gove has done a U-turn over plans to scrap GCSEs.
The Welsh government has opted to retain the current exams model of GCSEs and A-Levels, putting Wales and England on course to see radically different systems.
With Boris Johnson calling for a London-wide education authority, Tom Copley demands justice for those let down by the GCSE system.
News of education secretary Michael Gove’s plans to scrap GCSEs made headlines this morning and the story warrants some unpicking.
Education secretary Michael Gove wants to scrap the national curriculum and bring back exam systems from the past, to the anger of the Welsh education minister.
It does seem quite extraordinary that this year’s outstanding GCSE results were greeted as being symptomatic of exams that are too easy and which need to be reformed.
A closer look at the school league tables reveals the govt. is being insufficiently ambitious about turning round under-performing schools, writes Rick Muir.