So, a better man or at the very least a more accomplished blogger might try and pull the wool over your eyes and retool previous posts claiming them as new. Not I though, no, no let honesty be my watchword as I promise faithfully that I was simply too absorbed in other projects to create … Continue reading GCSE Results Day 2019
A little under a year ago, GCSEs had their biggest shake up in a generation with the changing of grades from alphabetical to numerical. A change that was largely unnecessary, confusing and represented the last gasp of Michael Gove's busy work whilst in the Education post. I wrote at the time (https://edducan.com/2017/06/28/what-now-really-shakes-head-gcse-shake-up-leaves-everyone-sweary-and-annoyed-and-confused/) that employers and … Continue reading When is a pass not a pass? When employers, universities and teachers don’t know the meaning of the new GCSE grades.