1. National

MPs criticise plans to axe GCSEs

Government plans to axe GCSEs in favour of English Baccalaureate Certificates have been criticised by the Commons education select committee who are also asking the coalition to slow down its pace of exam reform.

View all 7 updates ›

GCSE plans could 'squeeze' creativity out of the system

Ed Miliband has been speaking to ITV Daybreak about the Government's radical new plans to scrap GCSEs and overhaul the school exam system.

The Labour leader will today set out his plans to get more young people into work.

He said that people are against the new plans, because they feel the Government is "squeezing creativity out of the system".

He added some children need high quality vocational skills, to help them get into full time employment.

More top news