• Schools turn to new IT course in droves after ECDL scrapped

    The number of schools offering a level two IT qualification has shot up after teachers have turned to the course in droves as an alternative to the discredited European computing driving licence. Last year, 7,769 schools registered to run the level two qualification in IT user skills in open systems and enterprise, but this year

    5.00 Nov. 6th, 2017 | News

  • Progress 8 scores could fall after ECDL grade recalibration

    Schools that enter large numbers of pupils into a fast-track ICT qualification could see Progress 8 scores drop if Ofqual or the DfE recalibrated grades to reflect more closely how pupils score in other GCSEs, a new analysis has claimed. Education Datalab has investigated the potential impact on Progress 8 in schools that teach the

    5.00 Nov. 18th, 2016 | News