Science Exams; Are They? A: Leaf B: Easier C: A Mammal
Exam regulator Ofqual: science GCSE is dumbed down - Times Online
GCSE boards must act immediately to improve the quality of science questions in order to stretch and challenge students, the exam regulator said yesterday. It said that the qualification had been dumbed down, with too many multiple choice papers and superficial questions.
A controversial new GCSE in single science, which was intended to make the subject more relevant to teenagers, raised “significant cause for concerns” about standards, Ofqual said.
Well done, years after everyone else noticed the official body admits the bleeding obvious, and now it will take five years to change it all again....