Report: One exam body for Wales

The report recommends making the Welsh Baccalaureate 'the overarching framework for qualifications for 14 to 19-year-olds.' It says GCSEs and A levels should be retained and strengthened as part of the Welsh Bac.

It also recommends a single body, called 'Qualifications Wales', should be established to 'regulate, approve and assure the quality of all qualifications' in school education, 'bringing in a new and stronger approach to regulation.'

It hopes it will also become the pre-eminent body awarding qualifications in Wales.


GCSEs 'should stay' in Wales

An independent report recommends that GCSEs should remain part of the school qualifications system in Wales, as part of an overarching Welsh Baccalaureate.