Workload agreement

28th July 2006 at 01:00
* An unforeseen consequence of the workload agreement has been a windfall for the examination boards. The replacement of examination officers who are experienced teachers with inexperienced staff has led to a massive increase in penalty fees applied by the boards.

I am aware of centres where these fees are now running in excess of Pounds 20,000. This is a serious waste of money that would be better spent on students and schools. It would be interesting to find out how much is being wasted nationally.

Brian Waite

Edgbarrow school

Crowthorne

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