Teacher's criticism of A-Level reform

The Education Secretary's announcement that from the Autumn of 2015 exams taken at the end of Year 12 will no longer count towards the overall A-Level result has not been welcomed by teachers.

The final grade will depend on just one set of papers sat at the end of the two-year course, ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports:

See ITV News Political Correspondent Libby Wiener's blog on the reforms here.

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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.