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24
APR
2014

Honours and skills for employment

The ModBac has three key components. The Core, Honours and Skills for Employment. The Core is made up of 8 subjects that provide performance points in league tables and mush include mathematics and English. Other than that the school can decide which to include. It could be the...
23
AUG
2013

GCSE – gobsmacked!

Perhaps one should not be surprised at the usual hot air emanating from another round of GCSE results. The really amusing thing is how the subject is standards of attainment in learning yet so many of the comments are founded in ignorance or at least the most superficial and...
01
JUN
2013

ModBac key points

ModBac is a framework designed to pull together the complex qualification and curriculum environment that has evolved over the years Its scope is currently age 5 to Level 3 (EQF level 4) but it is extensible It supports the whole attainment range It has low barriers to take up No...
13
MAY
2013

Mr Men and Mr Gove

The Mr Men debacle highlights the problem with political interference in the curriculum and assessment. Enough knowledge to be dangerous. Does the Secretary of State for health tell surgeons how to change their methods for removing an appendix? Of course not – even if they...
20
APR
2013

Second Blog Entry

Why is the ModBac so inexpensive?
20
APR
2013

First blog entry

Nature of ModBac blogs.....