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The real education scandal

Forget record achievement in A-Levels, the real problem with education resides in content

By Jacob Reynolds  

The problem is that these exams are deviod of real content

Another year, another set of record results, and another set of angry columnists, this time focusing their anger on the new A* grade. Exams are, according to the press, “too easy,” “grade-inflated,” or “too stressful.”

Yet there is silence on the real scandal, which is the content of courses and their teaching. (See also Judith Judd’s “Primary cause for concern” in this…

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