, , , , , , , , , ,

GCSE equating procedure JA AQW

Concerns were raised by Jim Allister MLA over portability issues surrounding GCSEs after Northern Ireland Education Minister, John O’Dowd indicated that he would not follow Michael Gove’s reforms.

Given the concerns now raised by many schools in Wales over Welsh Board exams resulting in English Board exams being preferred it can only be a matter of time before similar concerns are raised in Northern Ireland.
Read the full BBC story here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-27980687

Wales GCSE credibility

It’s not about opting for Wales or England, it’s a question of what’s the best qualification for our pupils”
End Quote
Kenneth Underhill

Chair, Welsh Independent Schools Council

Wales GCSE credibility2