GCSE exams to be replaced by ‘English Bac Certificate’

Posted in Teaching on September 17th, 2012 by steve

“The GCSE exam in England is going to be replaced by a qualification called the English Baccalaureate Certificate …” (more, video)

[BBC News, 17 September]

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NI review ordered of GCSE grades

Posted in Teaching on August 31st, 2012 by steve

“A review of GCSE English grades awarded to students in Northern Ireland has been ordered. Stormont Education Minister John O’Dowd asked regulators to look at the issue as the controversy over grading boundaries in England continues …” (more)

[Independent, 31 August]

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