Digital disappearances, missing multimodals: keeping media alive in the new English curriculum

 Jenny Grahame, EMC’s media consultant and editor of MediaMagazine, explains why media will always have a place in dynamic English teaching, whatever the constraints of the National Curriculum. Terminology is a funny phenomenon.  It comes and goes in and out of fashion; education battles have been fought and won over the correct or most timely…

Latest News on English GCSE Changes

Michael Gove, Ofqual and the DfE announced on 1st November the final versions of the GCSE criteria for first teaching in September 2015 and first examination in June 2017. The key features for English are: Grading will now be numerical, with 9 being the highest score and 1 the lowest. English will be examined as…