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Unions: ‘Clunky’ advanced British standard risks ‘blunt choice’ for pupils

Ministers accused of 'putting the cart before the horse' with 16-19 reform plans

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE puts 40 staff on Advanced British Standard ‘vanity project’

Government criticised for committing 'platoon of civil servants' to policy unlikely to come to fruition

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Cyber attack: Exam boards told to introduce new security measures

Ofqual chief Sir Ian Bauckham said regulator will undertake 'rigorous' checks on exam board plans to move tests on-screen

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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AQA to launch free digital maths tests for schools

But England's largest exam board has delayed plans to introduce on-screen exams

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Exam paper cyber attack investigation hits dead end

Two arrested stood down from bail as 'no further evidence'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Ministers mull scrapping Gove’s Russell Group school metric

It follows calls from a House of Lords committee to review destination measures

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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GCSEs: What ministers said in response to Lords’ reform calls

DfE rejects calls to scrap the EBacc and for wider reform, but sets out some of its thinking on...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Ex-education secretary to chair OCR curriculum and exams review

Exam board boss said they can 'create something better across education and assessment' in secondary schools

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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DfE brings in minimum teaching hours for GCSE English and maths resits

Teach maths resit students for at least 4 hours a week and English for 3 or face funding reduction,...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden