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Covid-19 Curriculum Watch 4: Curriculum choices and the pandemic

As face-to-face and blended learning restarts for most learners across the UK, the Education and Curriculum Team from our Research Division look at how curriculum policy and practice in the four different UK nations is being affected by the pandemic. This is the fourth instalment in our Covid-19 Curriculum Watch series.

eLearning everywhere? - How teachers around the world are responding

The Covid-19 outbreak has caused disruption for schools and teachers around the world. Andrew Field, eLearning Manager for Cambridge Assessment International, looks at the use of eLearning during the crisis and the positive ways Cambridge teachers worldwide have been responding.

Why didn't we abolish exams for 16-year-olds? - The history of GCSEs

When questioning whether or not we should ‘scrap GCSEs’ it is important to consider the history of our external exams system here in England. Andrew Watts talks us through the history of external exams in England. He highlights how and why a policy to abolish secondary exams was once agreed by the British government, but never happened.