A more "rigorous" set of GCSEs will not result in falling grades, Michael Gove has claimed, as teaching unions greet the proposals with cynicism and scorn.
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The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has responded to the growth and popularity of the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT) by allowing students to sit their exams electronically from June 2014.
The British Humanist Association (BHA) has welcomed the leading exam board Oxford, Cambridge and RSA’s ( OCR) decision that schools should not be permitted to redact exam questions.
The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) is pleased to announce the final stage in a programme of changes to ADIT (the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation), in preparation for the 2016 exams.
Censoring exam questions ‘has successfully been in place within the Charedi schools throughout England for many years’
Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls School in Hackney said that the system of censoring exam questions has to date has never posed a problem with the Examination Boards.
Michael Gove's proposals for changing the GCSEs would end up putting girls at a disadvantage. The government should look at the research before enacting such changes.