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Reaction to EBCs: Why I’m not jumping for joy

New Model Exams Even if we leave aside the absurdity of politicians designing our examination system with virtually no input from the teaching profession and then letting the details come out as little more than propaganda in the Daily Mail, the re-configured announcement/leak regarding O Levels (now EBCs) is frustrating on many levels.  However, it … Continue reading

The folly of narrow newspaper league tables.

As a long-standing reader of Ben Goldacre’s ‘Bad Science’ column, I was under the impression that the Guardian was a champion of the idea that it is important to seek the truth through a rigorous examination of evidence.  I am therefore rather disappointed by the approach they have taken in reporting achievement at A Level.  … Continue reading

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