Get rid of Media Studies

26th August 2005 at 01:00
argentina2: "Education in this country is going to the dogs. It is becoming a laughing stock because of pseudo-qualifications. Get rid of 'em. Put against the wall the following A-levels and nuke them: Media Studies, General Studies, Psychology and ICT."

Poppyidol: "Media Studies is a joke course and always has been. It's there to mop up pupils who cannot cope with real A-levels, invented by QCA to keep stats lookin' good and to keep Tory Blur happy."

Lilkski: "Media Studies A-level is statistically and practically one of the most difficult to get an A in. And as for Blur, indeed the whole current crop of pseudo-sleb politicians, perhaps if more people of voting age were adept at seeing through spin, maybe we'd have fewer of them."

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