Catherine Brown

‘Broad range of GCSE literature choices are essential for a full education’

May 2014


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This Telegraph article responds to the furore surrounding the decision of various GCSE boards – apparently at the behest of Michael Gove’s Education Department – to drop American literature from their syllabi. It argues that it is unwise to geographically limit syllabi at GCSE age – but that those who oppose the changes need to be clear about the grounds on which they are doing so.


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