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Every year the UK A-Level results bring with them the inevitable tide of questions about the quality and standard of the exams: Are they getting easier? Is studying for three or four subjects in great detail right in the modern world? Can standards, and pass rates, be sustained? One option already available to schools and students is the baccalaureate system. With reform of the 'gold-standard' A-level likely, and with qualification reform in Wales and Scotland already a reality, this unique book will be essential reading for anyone who needs to know about the post-16 qualifications debate. Covering national and international approaches, the IBO, curriculum reform, and political and educational imperatives the book including expert contributions by the leading figures in the bac debate from the HE, state and independent-schools sectors, as well as from political and research fields.
The Editors: Graham Phillips is Visiting Fellow at Oxford Brookes University and Founding Principal of The Henley College. Dr Tim Pound is Senior Lecturer in Education at Oxford Brookes University. The Series Editors Ann Hodgson and Ken Spours are both lecturers and researchers in the Institute of Education's Lifelong Learning Group, University of London. Together they have been published widely in the fields of education policy and reform.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2003
Edited by Graham Phillips
Edited by Tim Pound
Country of Publication
1, black & white illustrations
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