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Teachers lament declining standards of parent-written coursework

'Well, I'd say it was completely this, but it's, like, totally up to you...'‘Parents are consistently failing to reach the standard of sham coursework required for GCSE and A-Level.’

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2009
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A-level exam result stories still dominating British press

The British public has been left reeling under a relentless onslaught of supposedly newsworthy stories about this year’s A-level exam results.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2009
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Reporting on exams is getting too easy, complain students

Recent Ofcom statistics reveal that the past 22 years has seen a consistent year-on-year increase of newspaper articles about exam results.

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Posted: Jul 16th, 2009
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Government to ‘eliminate failure’ from quiz shows

The government has announced plans to bring in legislation relating to TV quiz shows; in particular it wishes to re-brand ‘wrong’ answers as ‘nearly correct’. ‘The Weakest Link’ comes in for special criticism due to its name, which may lead people who didn’t win to believe they were inferior. It would be changed to ‘Not the Strongest Link, But Not The Weakest Either.’

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Posted: May 24th, 2009
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National Curriculum to include the ‘Bleedin’ Obvious’

bleedin obvious lessonThere is concern that much of Britain’s workforce is under-educated in this area, and continues to fall for email scams, Readers Digest appeals and offers of extended warranties.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2007
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