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Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices (2015)
Journal Article
Harrison, N., James, D., & Last, K. (2015). Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices. Research Papers in Education, 30(5), 585-608. https://doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2014.1002526

In the name of curriculum breadth and raising standards, recent government policy in England has removed a large number of non-academic qualifications from the list of those that secondary schools can count in league tables, discouraging their use. M... Read More about Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices.

The accuracy of students' predictions of their GCSE grades (2013)
Journal Article
Attwood, G., Croll, P., Fuller, C., & Last, K. (2013). The accuracy of students' predictions of their GCSE grades. Educational Studies, 39(4), 444-454. https://doi.org/10.1080/03055698.2013.776945

The paper reports a study that investigated the relationship between students' self-predicted and actual General Certificate of Secondary Education results in order to establish the extent of over- and under-prediction and whether this varies by subj... Read More about The accuracy of students' predictions of their GCSE grades.