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UK - Wales: Review of curriculum and assessment proposes wide-ranging changes
The independent review of curriculum and assessment arrangements, set up by the Welsh Government in March 2014 (Donaldson Review), has reported. The review report, Successful Futures, makes many recommendations, which include:
A consultation on the proposals is taking place in the form of a 'Great Debate'. Widespread participation by teachers, learners, businesses and individuals is being encouraged. This first phase of consultation will run until 8 May.
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Last updated 13 March 2015