Whilst there is confidence in GCSEs and A Levels, there are concerns around marking, enquiries about results and the amount of reform in the system.
These are some of the findings from Ofqual’s annual survey of the qualifications system in England. The research looks in to the perceptions of A Levels, GCSE and other academic and vocational qualifications by head teachers, teachers, the general public, parents, students, employers and higher education.
The survey showed that GCSEs and A Levels are seen as trusted qualifications providing good indications of a candidate’s suitability for employment or further study. Other findings include: