Raj Sandhu, head of ICT at Stretford high in Manchester

18th May 2007 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Raj Sandhu, head of ICT at Stretford high in Manchester, said the OCR's all coursework ICT qualification was so easy she would be offering it to Year 8 pupils from September. "Ethically you have to wonder if it is allowing pupils to leave with the skills they need," she said. But having abandoned the more difficult Edexcel Diploma in Digital Applications because of problems with assessement criteria, it was the only practical ICT course available. Photograph: Guzelian

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