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Reforming Key Stage 4 Qualifications

Report and Government Response published

The Education Committee has scrutinised the Government's plans for replacing GCSEs with new English Baccalaureate Certificates in some subjects. The Report concluded that the Government has not proved its case that GCSEs in the key academic subjects should be abolished and replaced with new English Baccalaureate Certificate exams, according to the Education Committee.

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Date Business
26 November 2014
9:30 am
Apprenticeships and traineeships for 16 to 19 year olds
Witness(es): Lorna Fitzjohn, National Director for Further Education and Skills, Ofsted , Katerina Rudiger, Head of Skills and Policy Campaigns, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Conor Ryan, Director of Research and Communications, Sutton Trust and James Whelan, Head of Mathematics, Harris Academy Morden; Deborah Lee, Chief Learning Officer, BT Group, Charlotte Bosworth, Director of Skills and Employment, OCR, Stephen Overell, Principal, Employment and Skills, New Economy Manchester and Darren Northcott, National Official, Education, NASUWT
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
03 December 2014
9:30 am
Exams for 15-19 year olds in England: follow up