GCSEs are harming our kids in the workplace

International Business Times, 25 August 2016

It is that time of year again. England, Wales and Northern Ireland’s 16-year-olds, and their parents, are nervous. Teachers and senior leaders in schools know their reputations, pay – and in some cases, jobs – are at stake.

Taxpayers want to know what they are getting for their money. And journalists need a reliable story to fill pages during the silly season.

I explain why the rituals of GCSE results day are limiting our kids’ education.

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