It is “morally wrong” to undermine teenagers’ GCSE efforts with talk that the exams are too easy, a school leader said today.
Pupils are working extremely hard and should not be told that their achievements are not enough, according to Brian Lightman, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL).
With just three days to go before youngsters receive their GCSE results, now is the time to celebrate their success, he said.
“I think we’ve got to be very careful with the message we send out about quality, it’s potentially very dangerous to undermine confidence in the system.
“The fact of the matter is children are working extremely hard and teachers are working extremely hard to get them through exams.”
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