Should we change the current system of examinations for our 16 and 18 year olds? During the past two years pupils across the UK have missed out on official exams like GCSEs, A Levels and Highers. So are official exams no longer needed?
The current system was set up as a conduit for the now, 50 percent of students who go to university. But what about those who don't go on to higher education, are they being catered for? Is there a better way to assess what young people have learnt whilst at school that will help them get what they want out of life in the future? Amol Rajan and guests discuss.
Lord Kenneth Baker, Baker Dearing Educational Trust, UTC's
Laura McInerney, Founder, TeacherTapp
Dr. Kevin Stannard, Head of Innovation and Learning, Girls' Day Schools Trust
Aliyah Irabor-York, Student & Founder , Pupil Power
Kiran Gill, CEO and Founder, The Difference
Presenter: Amol Rajan
Producer: Julie Ball
Editor: Kirsty Reid