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The Baccalaureate: A Model for Curriculum Reform
     

The Baccalaureate: A Model for Curriculum Reform

by Graham Phillips (Editor)
 

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Every year the UK A-Level results bring with them the inevitable tide of questions about the quality and standard of the exams: Are they getting easier? Is studying for three or four subjects in great detail right in the modern world? Can standards, and pass rates, be sustained? One option already available to schools and students is the baccalaureate system.

Overview

Every year the UK A-Level results bring with them the inevitable tide of questions about the quality and standard of the exams: Are they getting easier? Is studying for three or four subjects in great detail right in the modern world? Can standards, and pass rates, be sustained? One option already available to schools and students is the baccalaureate system.
With reform of the 'gold-standard' A-level likely, and with qualification reform in Wales and Scotland already a reality, this unique book will be essential reading for anyone who needs to know about the post-16 qualifications debate. Covering national and international approaches, the IBO, curriculum reform,and political and educational imperatives the book including expert contributions by the leading figures in the bac debate from the HE, state and independent-schools sectors, as well as from political and research fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749438371
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
Future Education from 14+ Series
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Graham Philips is Visiting Fellow at Oxford Brookes University and Founding Principal of The Henley College. Dr Tim Pound is Senior Lecturer in Education at Oxford Brookes University

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