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Fewer exams under A-level reform

A-levels are to be reformed so pupils focus more on learning and less on "the obstacle course of exams", the Education Secretary told ITV News in an exclusive interview. AS-levels will become stand-alone qualifications for 17-year-olds.

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Gove: New A-levels cut 'obstacle course of exams'

The Education Secretary Michael Gove explained that his plans for reformed A-levels cut down on modular examinations.

"The most important thing about the A-levels that we want to introduce is that they get rid of an obstacle course of exams and modules and bite-size learning," he said.

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