Archive for August, 2008

Comparing Past & Present Grades

August 30, 2008

As a result of the annual debate on standards I have been considering how best to compare the grades of current 16 year olds and those achieved by us oldies three decades ago. (more…)


Exam Results Still Mean Something

August 26, 2008

Well, last week the GCSE results came out and they became the usual political football. Despite my previously stated views on  the Twenty First Century Science syllabus, I am not among those who consider the GCSEs to be meaningless. (more…)