England, Wales officials call for delay in diploma changes

04/26/2009 | Times (London) (subscription required), The

Officials in England and Wales are calling for the delay of changes to diploma qualifications, citing concerns over quality and standards. "The original timescale could only be achieved if we now compromise the quality of development in the areas of assessment and standards," exam board heads in England and Wales wrote in a letter to the government. "Under the circumstances, rather than risk the quality of these important qualifications by compressing the development into a shorter remaining period, we urge you in the strongest terms to defer implementation for a year to allow for an integrated development of content, assessment and pedagogy."

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