Toby Young Toby Young

I am living proof that ‘two-tier’ exams work

I appeared on Newsnight last week to discuss Michael Gove’s proposal to replace GCSEs with O-­levels and CSEs and there was near-universal agreement among the ‘educationalists’ present that moving to a ‘two-tier’ system was a retrograde step. They acknowledged that some children would benefit from doing O-levels rather than GCSEs.

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