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Teenagers 'must pass 3Rs tests'
The government keeps A-levels but promises a "relentless drive" to improve work skills in England.
Mixed response to proposals
'Missed chance' - Tomlinson
Diploma success 'to end A-levels'
Heads' tough warning on Diploma
Diplomas 'could replace A-levels'
Do not rush Diplomas, MPs warn
Diplomas 'may go horribly wrong'
'Wide concerns' over Diplomas
New diplomas 'sink courses' fear
Why Tomlinson was turned down
Q&A: new Diplomas
How the proposed diplomas for England's teenagers will work
Getting on with it
The schoolchildren receiving an early taste of college life
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Your reaction to new Diplomas possibly replacing A-levels
Major reform of teen schooling
A report on England's secondary schooling proposes replacing existing qualifications with a diploma.
A++ grade 'will select the best'
Employers' 'skills guarantee'
Students will have to prove their ability in the basics of writing and numeracy, says the Tomlinson report.
Mixing study at school and college
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Proposals in full (917KB)
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