Research library

Browse and search the library of research carried out by the Centre for Education Research and Practice, covering a wide range of topics across education and assessment.

  1. After G.C.E.

    Authors: 
    J. A. Petch

    This report considers students sitting O-level and A-level examinations in 1956 and records their subsequent progression....

  2. An Experimental Examination in General Studies

    Authors: 
    R. A. C. Oliver

    It has recently been suggested that a test of general studies could be used as a qualification for entry to university....

  3. Secondary Modern Schools and the General Certificate of Education

    Authors: 
    Joint Matriculation Board

    This paper focuses on the General Certificate of Education (GCE) in relation to the needs of students from secondary modern schools. The figures contained in the report show the number of secondary modern schools that entered candidates for the GCE from 1951 to 1954, and the number of candidates ...

  4. A General Paper in the General Certificate of Education Examination

    Authors: 
    R. A. C. Oliver

    This paper reports the results of an investigation into the General Paper set in 1953. The review is based on an analysis of grades awarded by the Joint Matriculation Board, and the responses to a questionnaire sent out to all schools that entered candidates....

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