Government should start debate on how curriculum is taught, says union chief

Christine Blower, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) has commented on Michael Gove's plans to replace GCSEs with the English Baccalaureate Certificate.

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Baccalaureate replaces GCSEs

The GCSE exam for 16-year-old children in England is to be replaced by an English Baccalaureate Certificate (EBacc), with the first courses to begin in September 2015, it was announced today.