The Government needs to "give more thought" to the students who did not get A-levels or equivalent qualifications, a leading teaching union has said:
– Nansi Ellis, head of education policy at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)
We hope students get the grades they need tomorrow to enable them to go to university, get a training place or find a good job.
But we fear for those who don't, because their prospects don't look rosy at a time when nearly a million 16 to 24-year-olds are out of work.
All young people need the chance to show what they've learnt, whether they want to go to university or not, but these new exam proposals won't let them do that.