MoD TO AWARD GCSEs
- Exam body prepares PR team for GCSE changes. // PRWeek (London);3/14/2008, p10
The article reports that the examination body Oxford, Cambridge & RSA (OCR) has reinforced its communications arsenal in preparation for the changes in the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) curriculum. OCR prepares to promote its new GCSE curriculum following the national...
- Vocational GCSE standards are 'disappointing'. Russell, Vivienne // Public Finance;7/23/2004, p12
Focuses on the decline of the teaching and attainment standards for some of the new vocational General Certificate of Secondary Education levels in Great Britain. Standards achieved by pupils on the leisure and tourism courses; Inadequacy of vocational courses; Improvement of guidance on the...
- Soft subjects. Baker, Mike // Education Journal;Apr2008, Issue 109, p7
The article discusses results of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority study which examines if General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and A-Level subjects can be proven to be easier than others in Great Britain. The results indicate that GCSE and AS-level was found to be a more...
- GCSEs in need of a new vocation. // People Management;7/29/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 15, p11
Deals with the recommendations of British schools watchdog Office of Standards in Education for new General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) vocational qualifications to foster more relationships with employers to offer adequate work experience placements. Concerns on the quality of...
- Grouping. // Education Journal;Oct2005, Issue 89, p35
This article reports that according to a research conducted at the London University Institute of Education, England, ability grouping does not raise General Certificate of Secondary Education attainment in the core curriculum subjects. The research was conducted by Judith Ireson, Susan Hallam...
- Vocational courses 'used to inflate league table position.'. // Education (14637073);2/19/2010, Issue 383, p3
The article discusses concerns that the high success rates of 16-year-old British students on vocational courses inflates their position in the league tables of the British General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE).
- In United Kingdom, New GCSE Trends. Broman, Natasha // International Educator;Oct2011, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p4
The article discusses trends in General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examination results in Great Britain in 2011.
- Increase Cadet Force, increase floor targets. // Education (14637073);1/13/2012, Issue 452, p4
The article presents comments from British Chief education advisor Dr. Elizabeth Sidwell on topics including the Ministry of Defence's Combined Cadet Force (CCF) training program and the Government's policies regarding student achievement in General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) courses.
- MoD sees potential in apprentices. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;9/23/2013, Issue 86, p2
The article reports on an offer of 15 apprenticeship places in Bristol, England for training given by Great Britain's Ministry of Defense and the Stroud College in Gloucestershire, England to the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) level applicants.