In a letter to Ofqual yesterday, Education Secretary Michael Gove confirmed key aspects of his plans to reform A Levels in England.
Last November, Ofqual announced an interim change with the withdrawal of the January 2014 exam window for current AS/A Levels.
The key aspects of reformed A Levels confirmed yesterday are:
OCR Chief Executive, Mark Dawe, commented: “OCR is well advanced in its reform programme for A Levels. Our engagement with universities places us in a strong position to respond to the Russell Group’s proposals. We look forward to further clarification of the timeline for development and ensuring that schools and colleges have adequate time to prepare for the delivery of this new generation of A Levels.”