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(24 Jun 2014, 9:49)
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Steven Evans, Assistant Head of GCSE and A Level Reform at OCR, and Frances Wilson, Research Officer at Cambridge Assessment, discuss how the proposed changes to A Level science practicals could impact teachers, students, FE and HE institutions.
Steven Evans and Frances Wilson from Cambridge Assessment critique possible outcomes of A Level Science reform.
(24 Jun 2014, 14:18)
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A round-table discussion of the proposed changes to A Level science practicals with Glenys Stacey, Chief Regulator at Ofqual; Paul Black, Emeritus Professor of Science Education at King's College London; Dr Stuart Miller, Head of Science at Wisbech Grammar School, and Nicole Morgan, Schools and Colleges Manager at Royal Society of Chemistry.
A Level Science reform - perspectives from the regulator, a school, a university and a learned society.
(24 Jun 2014, 111:23)
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Sir John Holman of University of York spells out his views on A Level Science reform: "students are likely to come to university having been taught not how to do practical work, but how to avoid it."
Sir John Holman raises concerns about the possible outcomes of A Level Science reform.
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