Posts Tagged “exams”

From ‘Gove Levels’ to EBC and back to GCSEs – 5 quick thoughts

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2013

The EBC is dead! Long live the GCSE! That appears to be the headline from this morning’s news that Michael Gove is about to U-turn on his plans to reform the exams sat by 16 year-olds in England. Five initial (…)

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What are exams for? Okay, you can turn over your paper now…

by Stephen Tall on June 22, 2012

Last weekend, I sat a GCSE ‘mock’ exam. I haven’t had my mark back yet, but I think I did okay. Of course, this was just the foundation tier exam so even if I score top marks the maximum grade (…)

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