Significant reforms to schools and college exams in the UK are having an impact on the international exams delivered by the British Council all over the world.
Here is a summary of those changes and the position of our awarding body partners Cambridge CIE, Pearson Edexcel and Oxford AQA.
The most significant change to the IGCSEs offered by Pearson Edexcel and Oxford AQA is the way the examinations are graded as these two boards will switch to a 9 – 1 grading structure. Cambridge has decided to maintain their A*-G grading system.
Here is a summary of the grading changes and how they relate to the current A*-G grading method, followed by our partners' positions regarding the reforms.