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  1. Is the English Baccalaureate the most appropriate academic core? Subject choice and attainment at GCSE and A-level

    Authors: 
    Stuart Cadwallader

    The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) was introduced to encourage the uptake of a set of academic subjects which the government believe will improve the prospects of young people from all backgrounds (Department for Education, 2010)....

  2. Is the English Baccalaureate a passport to future success?

    Authors: 
    Emma Armitage and Caroline Lau

    In England accountability measures have often been used to steer school behaviour in pursuit of policy goals. In 2010, the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) was introduced to increase uptake of traditional academic subjects at GCSE....

  3. Can the English Baccalaureate act as an educational equaliser?

    Authors: 
    Emma Armitage and Caroline Lau

    Ensuring equal access to a broad and balanced curriculum for all students is a key component of a socially just education system....