Gove: GCSE saga shows need for reform

Education Secretary Michael Gove told the Commons Education select committee that the GCSE grading row shows the need for reform. He said:

As this committee has identified, we have a problem with competing exam boards all seeking to offer the same qualification.

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Welsh minister orders GCSE regrade

Welsh Education Minister Leighton Andrews has issued a direction to examination board WJEC to re-grade this summer's English GCSE English language results for qualifications delivered in Wales.