By Ann Hodgson

Due to the fact that its creation over 50 years in the past, the A-level has been a continuing topic of discussion in colleges, HE and govt. occasionally hailed as a 'gold standard', there's now extreme hypothesis in regards to the way forward for the A-level specifically, but additionally approximately post-14 skills generally. The furore approximately caliber and criteria which accompanies each one year's A-level effects has develop into an annual fixture within the united kingdom press calendar. With the advent of Curriculum 2000, and increasingly more demands Baccalaureate-style examinations, vocational skills and extra, the necessity for severe debate - and alter during this box is obvious.
Based on fundamental learn by means of of the best commentators at the skills, this booklet is a wide-ranging and demanding view of the elemental techniques of the schooling procedure in Britain this day. With executive motion in this topic having a look inevitable, this may be a demanding and critical ebook for somebody drawn to this debate.

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