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Gove Levels Part II – Update

(and an apology) On Wednesday I wrote about the proposed new ‘I – Levels’ and I’m grateful to those of you that have been in touch with me to point out my error. It seems (and this would make sense) that all exams will be taken in June, with resits available only for maths and […]

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Gove Levels Part II – The I Level

Back in September, I wrote about “Gove Levels” – the proposed changes to the exam system for 16 year olds proposed by the Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove. Today, we’ve heard a little more about his proposals and his latest ideas, which are being called (not officially) I-Levels. The I stands for Intermediate. […]

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Gove Levels

  You will, no doubt, have read in the press and seen in the media much talk about the proposed changes to GCSEs and exams taken at age 16. Why are the changes being made? Basically the GCSE ‘brand’ has become toxic.  Grade inflation has become rampant and confidence in the exam has fallen. It […]

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