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Janet Downs: Would the ModBac be a better qualification for all 16 year olds?

Andy Burnham is expected to promote the Modern Baccalaureate at the Labour Party Conference today.  The ModBac is an alternative to Mr Gove’s EBacc which expects pupils to achieve GCSEs C and above in English, maths, two sciences, a foreign language and one humanities subject: geography or history.  The EBacc has been criticised for leaving out creative and technology subjects, and ... read more and comment →

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Latest comment by David: "Is a child who achieves four GCSE's all at A grades a failure? Is a child who achieves B passes in Maths, Physics and Chemistry a failure? Over to you Mr 'simplistic' Gove...."

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