Will Brexit impact GCSEs and A-levels?

Study International | April 17, 2019

There is no shortage of British industries affected by Brexit. In higher education, plenty of its consequences have received extensive coverage: experts quitting Britain for greener pastures, visa chaos for EU students and staff, loss of millions in research funding, to name a just few.A recent exclusive by TES reveals another potential problem at hand: the disruption of GCSEs and A-level exams this summer.In the event of a no-deal Brexit, based on the April 12 departure date, traffic delays are expected due to increased checks at Dover and Calais, used by 11,000 lorries per day. It is estimated that an average lorry carrying food and goods from Calais would take eight hours to clear. If this pans out in an extreme situation, pupils may not be able to arrive at their schools to sit their GCSEs and A-levels, according to exam board sources. Delays, relocations or alternative sites are possible in this “nightmare” scenario. If a large number of candidates are unable to sit a paper, exams across the country could be postponed.

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Over the past year, the education sector has been buoyed by several key factors, including a growing recognition that as big data restructures work, there is an urgent need to rethink how education is delivered. Here are 5 specific e-learning areas and e-learning applications that will grow in 2018.

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Over the past year, the education sector has been buoyed by several key factors, including a growing recognition that as big data restructures work, there is an urgent need to rethink how education is delivered. Here are 5 specific e-learning areas and e-learning applications that will grow in 2018.

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