Languages exam choice threatened, councils in the mass academisation 'red zones' and the complexities of Progress 8; it's the TES podcast

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Richard Vaughan

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This week we look at what OCR's decision to dump GCSE and A-levels in modern languages means for schools and the exams industry as a whole. We talk scatter charts as part of an in-depth analysis into the government's plans for a fully academised system, and we grapple with the fiendishly difficult Progress 8 measure, and ask: "Will anyone understand how it works?" Tune in and enjoy. 

 

 

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Richard Vaughan

Richard has been writing about politics, policy and technology in education for nearly five years after joining TES in 2008. He joined TES from the building press having been a reporter and then later news editor at the Architects’ Journal. Before then he studied at Cardiff University’s school of journalism. Richard can be found tweeting at @richardvaughan1

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