Created 08/23/2012 - 8 months ago
Headteachers representing dozens of schools told the Guardian that some students have been marked down by an entire grade
If you're getting an English GCSE result tomorrow you need to read this, it's absolutely ridiculous http://t.co/P5lTOfkY
RT @anne_f_: #GCSE results tinkered with by politicians http://t.co/Tnh86sj7 and http://t.co/Cu2TX2PE
RT @guardian: Top story: English GCSEs marked down to curb grade inflation, say teachers http://t.co/TunDVG3g
Disgraceful playing with people's futures like this. RT:"@pollycurtis: Exclusive: GCSEs in new grade deflation row. http://t.co/r5btYGWY"
RT @JimiAlderton: GCSE English grades kept low. Not unexpected in the current political climate. http://t.co/H9TRTXkX
Ooh yay A-Level AND GCSE pass rates have fallen for 1st time! O no wait Gove has just downgraded everyone WHAT A TOSSER http://t.co/vpxH4skW
The concept of 'marking down' is odious. Any examiner who does this is a disgrace to their profession. http://t.co/v2qAVi0I
English GCSEs are being marked down in order to stop them from becoming too high (guardian story- http://t.co/O05Unrou)
Probably shouldn't have told my sister about this before she went to get her GCSE results. http://t.co/0JqLvBfr
RT @FoolFromTheHill: I'm quite staggered #Gove can get away with this. It's ideological engineering & outrageous vandalism #tories #tossers http://t.co/aDWU874R
English GCSEs marked down to curb grade inflation, say teachers http://t.co/YEIgdWT0 Fuck Gove and the Regulator! Markdown their pay first.
RT @Joel_Drake: “@wh00dini: UGH UGH UGH FUCKING GOVERNMENT. http://t.co/XpGDQisl” well fuck my life, im just gonna go be homeless...
I'm sick of this politicising of an apolitical issue. It harms self-esteem, and it's a pointless grab for media points: http://t.co/ASXNE5BQ
RT @hayleywrites: And A*s? C/D boundary won't worry Eton etc... @guardian:English GCSEs marked down to curb grade inflation, say teachers http://t.co/2LASvaUV
not what I want to hear! “@RMEducation: English GCSEs marked down to curb grade inflation, say teachers - Guardian: http://t.co/JG9Twtoj”
Is this purely political? http://t.co/w5236A21. Let's hope it does not affect your #resultsday. But are employers aware of this tinkering?
GCSEs marked down http://t.co/RCtb1Uy8 via @guardian That's it mess with people's futures to appease the right wing press #gcseresults
RT @alexbigham: Guardian reporting real concerns about English GCSE grades this year. http://t.co/CEjpAjUD
I'm quite staggered #Gove can get away with this. It's ideological engineering & outrageous vandalism #tories #tossers http://t.co/aDWU874R
Govt policies make it hard for young people to find jobs, so let's turn their Cs to Ds. That'll help. http://t.co/xHhVRaYd
@JumperCaleb Yep. And you can blame a certain birthday boy... And here's the link - http://t.co/hsB9cqGB
Ho hum - looks like the GCSE grades thing is murkier than I thought in my last tweet http://t.co/zuRA8mjn