Posts Tagged ‘Baccalaureate’

English Baccalaureate – widening the gap?

Friday, August 5th, 2011

With exam results arriving in the next couple of weeks the UK is full of very nervous teenagers. While the current system has no real flexibility for disabled learners, the Commons Education Select Committee is worried that recent proposals by the government to focus students attention on achieving 5 qualifications in English, Maths, two Sciences, History or Geography and a Modern or Ancient Language will negatively affect students as it is likely less money will be given to other subjects like art and ITC. (more…)

Baccalaureate target yet another barrier to inclusion?

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Over the last couple of weeks you may have seen news reports referring to the Baccalaureate target, a new league table target introduced by the coalition government as an indication of secondary school success rates. (more…)