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A simple yes or no...

Discussion in 'Modern foreign languages' started by tattyb, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. yes, and that's the kind of GCSE i only 2 years ago
  2. Yes, absolutely
  3. Tequila

    Tequila New commenter

    Yes. One exam at the end of Y11 in each skill area. 4 exams in total. why complicate it?
  4. Yes.
    Though having all 4 papers close together, and not several weeks apart, would also be helpful.

  5. oui ja si yes


    1, temptation to cheat to great (pressure from above)
    2. it's labour intensive for little benefit
    3. takes time away from teaching and learning
    4. retores a level playing field
    5. would creat more accurate results
  6. Yes (PLEASE!!) , BUT <u>ONLY</u> IF...
    the questions/tasks for the writing and speaking tasks were either set in English or using phrases drawn from a published statement bank. Years ago (about 20?) I saw several candidates' results plummet because they had not understood the rubric - nothing wrong with their writing ability (bit like the ones who went through the wrong hoops this year, really!)
  7. frenchy18

    frenchy18 New commenter

  8. runaway

    runaway New commenter

  9. runaway

    runaway New commenter

    Saw someone mention about printing this thread out to post to local MP - fairly toothless I'm afraid - copy in Gove however and Ofqual and if we all do the same would be more powerful..
  10. funambule

    funambule New commenter

    There is a DfE forum over on `Whole school'. In particular there is an existing thread on Controlled assessments: https://community.tes.co.uk/forums/t/526909.aspx
    I made one comment about MFL some time ago; suggest you follow up over there but watch out as threads get hijacked. Worth a shot though!
  11. mlapworth

    mlapworth Occasional commenter

  12. Yes please!
  13. desibelle

    desibelle New commenter

    Yes, of course. Bring it back!
  14. Yes please.

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