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How a higher leaving age and Michael Gove’s reforms mean the GCSE is struggling for relevance

It is, according to teachers’ leader Mary Bousted, the “elephant in the room” when it comes to addressing the nation’s education priorities.












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Michael Gove’s education reforms blamed by exam board for shortage of GCSE and A-level markers

Recruitment adverts for GCSE and A-level markers placed on buses and even in the pages of cruise holiday magazines may not be enough to help solve a staffing shortage, the head of a major exam board has warned, amid calls for reform of the system.












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Michael Gove’s maths exams are too hard and must be rewritten, regulator says

Exam boards have been ordered to write new GCSE maths papers after an investigation concluded they were too hard for many students.










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Michael Gove’s former adviser Dominic Cummings attacks Ofsted head as ‘dishonest’

Dominic Cummings, Michael Gove’s former special adviser, attacked the head of Ofsted, describing Sir Michael Wilshaw’s appointment as “the second worst personnel decision we made”.









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GCSE results day 2014: Michael Gove’s reforms mean schools need to prepare for a shock, expert claims

Many schools – especially in disadvantaged areas – will face a “sharp shock” when they get their GCSE results tomorrow, a leading exam expert has warned.



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GCSE results 2014: Michael Gove’s reforms mean schools need to prepare for a shock, expert claims

Many schools – especially in disadvantaged areas – will face a “sharp shock” when they get their GCSE results tomorrow, a leading exam expert has warned.









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There is no question of Nicky Morgan reversing Michael Gove’s education policies, say ministers

The new Education Secretary will pursue Michael Gove’s reforming agenda, but attempt to improve the Tories’ image among parents and teachers, party sources have said.









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Fury over Michael Gove’s ‘hypocritical’ £5m architect contract

It is a sentiment felt by generations of schoolchildren who are told off for doing something, only to see their elders doing exactly the same thing moments later.









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Michael Gove’s planned shake-up of A-levels ‘will cost teachers their jobs’

Education Secretary Michael Gove’s planned shake-up of A-levels will lead to teachers being made redundant, a conference has heard.



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Exclusive: Fresh doubt over Michael Gove’s version of ‘Trojan Horse’ affair

Michael Gove’s handling of the ‘Trojan Horse’ affair was under fresh scrutiny last night after it emerged that one of his closest political advisers attended the key meeting four years ago at which concerns were raised about Muslim hardliners trying to take control of Birmingham schools.









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