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Harsh marks ‘put pupils off languages’ | BBC News

Harsh and inconsistent marking is putting pupils in England off studying languages beyond age 14, a report says.

The dawn of more rigorous GCSEs will further reduce interest in languages, research by the British Council and Education Development Trust suggests.It says a focus on maths and sciences, as well as a perception languages are a hard option, is also de-motivating pupils and teachers.

Exams watchdog Ofqual said last year’s languages results were “very stable”.

Read more about this story on the BBC website: Harsh marks ‘put pupils off languages’ | BBC News

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