Legal challenge launched over GCSE fiasco - Update
5 October 2012
Ofqual, AQA and Edexcel have refused to change their position and will not accede to the demand to re-grade GCSE English papers sat in June this year. This will be huge disappointment to thousands of students and teachers. The NUT as part of the coalition pushing for a re-grade of these papers will be taking forward the legal challenge.
Many head teachers have sent us useful evidence in the last few weeks which will form part of the background to the legal case.
The NUT alongside others are determined to carry on this campaign and press the case on behalf of all the young people that have been treated so unfairly.
The Deputy General Secretary, Kevin Courtney will be addressing a one day summit on GCSE reforms on Tuesday 9th October in Leeds where the re-grading crisis will be discussed alongside the Government’s proposals to introduce an English Baccalaureate: