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Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Educational standards update

The news that:
"Courses in tanning are worth the same in school league tables as A-level maths papers, it emerged yesterday.

Ministers have relaxed the rules to allow schools and colleges to count a host of practical qualifications towards their league rankings, alongside GCSEs and A-levels.

It has led to courses in cake decoration, pottery and flower-arranging also being given an equivalent value to traditional qualifications. "
does not surprise me. This Labour government have dumbed down the UK's education exam system to such a degree that I am staggered when I hear that anyone can fail an exam. There must be a reason that the Labour government want a stupid, ill-educated population, can anyone guess why?

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