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Gove 'U-turn' on GCSEs

The Education Secretary Michael Gove has been forced to reverse his flagship plan to scrap GCSEs and replace them with a new English Baccalaureate.

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Teaching union: GCSEs U-turn 'a victory'

The National Union of Teachers has welcomed the Education Secretary's decision to U-turn over GCSEs today. General secretary Christine Blower said:

This is a victory for all those who have campaigned against this ill thought-out reform to GCSEs.

The Education Secretary must now learn a lesson from this fiasco and consult with those who know far more than he appears to do about education.

– Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers

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