The UK government announced yet another round of exam reforms this week, unveiling changes to further subject areas including the arts, technology and physical education. Education secretary Michael Gove revealed plans for nine new GCSEs and six new A-levels, all with "more demanding content" and all to be introduced in 2016, alongside previously announced changes in other subjects. Critics have warned that the crammed timetable for reform will put "enormous pressure" on headteachers and teachers, who are also responsible for delivering a new national curriculum this year. For more coverage, go to news.tesconnect.com
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