Resource Implications of a GCSE Geography and RSA CLAIT Stage 1 Dual Accreditation

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A Dual Accreditation scheme at GCSE which allowed candidates to study for a GCSE grade in Geography and in RSA CLAIT concurrently was evaluated. The potential benefits and disadvantages on the learners was examined though interview and questionnaire with a class of Geography students and with members of the Geography Department. A decision to adopt the scheme was deferred for one year.
LanguageEnglish
Pages28-34
JournalThe Education Research Network of Northern Ireland: Taking Education Back - the Classroom of Tomorrow
Volume10
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1996

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