Wales should keep GCSEs as part of stronger Bacc, review says


Teenagers in Wales should continue to sit GCSEs as part of a revamped Baccalaureate, an independent report says.

The recommendation would increase differences with England, where new qualifications are planned.

The Welsh review also calls for more challenging GCSEs that test literacy and numeracy and the creation of a new body to set and regulate exams.

The review follows concern the exam system is currently too complex.

BBC Wales education correspondent Nicky Smith reports.

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