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EDUCATION: NATIONAL TESTS TO BE EXTENDED

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It's emerged this morning that the government is planning to extend tests for pupils aged 12 and 13 in secondary schools. That's despite claims from teaching unions that national tests for 14 year olds fail to motivate children or accurately measure their achievements. Studio interview with John Banks (National Union of Teachers).

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029-00003656
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Channel 5 News
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EDUCATION: NATIONAL TESTS TO BE EXTENDED
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ITN
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It's emerged this morning that the government is planning to extend tests for pupils aged 12 and 13 in secondary schools. That's despite claims from teaching unions that national tests for 14 year olds fail to motivate children or accurately measure their achievements. Studio interview with John Banks (National Union of Teachers).
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interior policy
education
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2000-01-03