Tag Archives: GCSEs

Bacc off!

18 Jun

Bacc off!

Let us know your views on the English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

Comment on exams

21 Aug

Comment on exams

A-levels and GCSEs

Reforming GCSEs

9 Apr

Reforming GCSEs

GCSEs have always been about testing candidates’ knowledge, understanding and skills – but will this remain the case with the reformed GCSEs currently being written for first teaching in September 2015? (First published January 2014.)

England Ltd: Education Sweatshop?

3 Apr

England Ltd: Education Sweatshop?

‘Schoolified’ nurseries and exam factory schools?

“Lies, damned lies and statistics”? Histrionics over history at the DfE

7 Nov

“Lies, damned lies and statistics”?  Histrionics over history at the DfE

“Survey by The Historical Association finds that almost four-in-10 secondary schools prevent pupils in lower sets from pursuing GCSEs in history” but DfE dismissed the findings as “simply not true”, insisting that entries for GCSE history were increasing.