Reforms to halt 'game-playing'

29th July 2011 at 01:00

Reforms will stop English schools using vocational qualifications to boost their GCSE scores, as the Government bids to end years of alleged game-playing. Under the proposal, no qualification will be worth more than a single GCSE in the league tables. This removes the multiple GCSE "equivalences" that act as an incentive for schools to use vocational qualifications.

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