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Are Britain’s dumbed-down exams a national joke?

Much has been written about whether Britain’s exams have become easier over the years. Teachers, of course, deny this. But the evidence suggests our exams are laughably simple. In an English GCSE (for 15 to 16 year-olds) pupils were asked to “Describe a place you do not like” and to remember to “Choose the place […]