Union: New curriculum risks 'total chaos'

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers has criticised plans to overhaul the national curriculum, saying he is "risking total chaos" in September with schools unclear about what they need to be planning for.

He fails to understand that curriculum changes and exams need to be considered together as they are interlinked. Yet we still have no details of how the primary curriculum will be assessed and the Government is carrying out separate consultations on how young people should be assessed at ages 16 and 18.

Michael Gove is risking total chaos in September, with schools unclear about what they need to be planning for.

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'Rigorous' curriculum unveiled

A "rigorous, engaging and tough" new national curriculum will be unveiled later today. The Prime Minister has described the changes as a "revolution in education", but school leaders are warning the speed of change could result in "chaos"