Tag Archive: Qualifications

Are GCSE’s needed?

September 16, 2019 1:05 pm
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Tougher GCSEs have been devised when there’s no need for a national qualification at that age, says Bernard Trafford

Do we need a grade 10 at GCSE?

September 4, 2019 12:08 pm
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Some independent schools had a majority of GCSE entries awarded at grade 9 this year, with the ISC suggesting there is 'room for a grade 10'

Grade boundary controversy over BTEC Tech awards

August 20, 2019 12:12 pm
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Ofqual has warned there are “significant lessons to be learned” from Pearson’s last-minute decision to raise its grade boundaries for the BTEC Tech Awards, which it admitted had led to “understandable uncertainty and frustration”