Backing the Bac

9th October 2009 at 01:00

Plaid Cymru education spokeswoman Nerys Evans has called for GCSEs and A-levels to be scrapped and replaced by the skills-led Welsh Baccalaureate qualification. Ms Evans made the remarks in an Assembly debate on the Bac, which she said has shown itself to be a "proper and worthy qualification" that should be extended. Other members said that more universities outside Wales need to be made aware of the Bac, currently offered at 168 schools and colleges.

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