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A Level Results day: alternative perspectives

Calendar showing the words Results!

I remember vividly a wordless, interminable car journey through France about twenty years ago with my tense-jawed parents and restless brother. At the end of it waited a little brown envelope containing his A level results.

Blog entry published on Tue, 11/08/2015 - 13:56

Welsh teachers’ unions alarmed at sudden GCSE changes

Teachers’ unions have expressed concern over the Welsh Government’s unexpected decision to introduce changes to the existing GCSE English language course.

News published on Fri, 26/10/2012 - 14:18

Welsh Government launches consultation on qualifications

Review of qualifications calls for a simpler system of fewer subjects, more rigorous assessment and with a focus on literacy and numeracy.

News published on Tue, 12/06/2012 - 13:01

Teachers accused of "prioritising exams over the development of children's character"

A leading Headmaster has accused teachers of "prioritising exam results over the development of children's character".

News published on Mon, 21/05/2012 - 00:00

Exams have become easier over the past few years, says Ofqual

GCSE and A Level exams have become easier over the past few years, a review from Ofqual has found.

News published on Tue, 08/05/2012 - 00:00
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