Julia Belgutay

Swift action needed to address GCSE resits

At a TES and UKFEchat roundtable event, key players in the sector call for urgent reform

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The government is right to ensure that all students pursue English and maths, but the GCSE resit policy is not working and requires urgent change, an expert panel has concluded.

At a roundtable discussion on the future of post-16 English and maths, co-hosted by TES and UKFEchat, teachers and college leaders, along with representatives from the Association of Colleges (AoC), the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), Ofsted, the Association of Employment and Learning Providers, the NUS students’ union, and the Learning and Work Institute, called on the government to change the policy in time ...

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