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GCSE consultation launched

Thu, 03 Apr 2014


The Isle of Man has until September to make a decision on which path to follow for GCSE exams.

It follows England’s decision to totally overhaul the qualification – from September next year most subjects will be assessed entirely by end of course exams.

Students of all abilities will also sit the same exam paper – something that has rarely been tried in the English examination system before.

A public consultation was launched yesterday to gauge the opinions of people on the Island.

Paul Craine is the learning advisor for the Department of Education and Children – he says the English system isn’t being ruled out:

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