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DEC dubious about UK political interference

Mon, 17 Feb 2014

Constant changes to the UK's education system are disruptive to both students and teachers and the Island will not follow suit.

That's the view of the Department of Education and Children which says it prefers to monitor the situation there first.

The Island will have to decide whether or not to follow a major reform of the GCSE system - the idea is going out to public consultation.

The changes will see marks for coursework removed and the A* to G grading changed to a new number system from one to nine.

Minister Tim Crookall says they are working to rule out any negative effects:


  • Tim Crookall MHK


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