Cancel 2021 GCSE and A-level exams, says Lord Baker

Tes reports …

The former education secretary who introduced GCSEs has called for the exams, along with A levels, to be cancelled in 2021 due to the continued disruption to learning caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Kenneth Baker, Baron Baker of Dorking, who was in charge of education policy when GCSEs were brought in to replace O levels and CSEs in 1988, has written to current education secretary Gavin Williamson urging him to accept that teacher assessment “will have to be used again next year”

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