23 May 2013

Education Secretary Michael Gove has said it is time to recognise the “natural and legitimate consequence of devolution” by having separate exam systems in each part of the UK.
GCSEs and A-levels have been central to the education systems in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for many years, and though Scotland already has its own separate system, significant new reforms are in the pipeline.
So how different has state-sponsored schooling in the UK’s constituent parts become?