Exam boards in ‘race to the bottom’

From The Telegraph:

Exam boards are competing in a “race to the bottom” where they profit by setting pupils easier tests, the head of the Wellcome Trust will say next week.

Sir Mark Walport will argue that the competitive market between the three leading exam boards has pushed standards even lower since he led a critical review of science and mathematics teaching two years ago. [The rest of the article]

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