News

GCSE resits 2017: Sharp fall in maths results but English improves

Just under a quarter of the older students resitting their maths GCSEs achieved grades of A* to C this...

FE Week
FE Week
Opinion

GCSE results week: How FE can leverage digital channels to win learners

Colleges and providers need to get smarter in attracting new learners who’ve just had their GCSE results – here’s...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

DfE blasted for flip-flopping on GCSE maths and English resits

The government has been blasted for flip-flopping on its review into GCSE maths and English resits. All 16 to...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Opinion

GCSE English and maths retakes are a policy car crash

The new mandatory post-16 resit policy for GCSE English and maths is setting young people up to fail, and...

Graham Taylor
Graham Taylor
Opinion

GCSEs vs functional skills: which English and maths resits should your students take?

When only one per cent of E-grade students pass their maths GCSE on resit, why are they not sitting...

Bill Watkin
Bill Watkin