Students anticipating their GCSE results in a matter of weeks will be the first to have their English literature, English language and maths results graded from 9–1.
Yet, despite coming into imminent effect, recent research has shown that over a third of UK employers are unaware of this change, while only 28% understood the grading system.
A lot of questions have therefore been raised about how the grading reform will affect both students and employers.
In order to help decipher the complexity of the new grading system, we have broken it down into nine key aspects that employers should be aware of:
It’s important to understand the new grading system as soon as possible in order to make informed decisions when selecting candidates who have achieved numbers, rather than letters.
For more information visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-gcse-9-to-1-grades-coming-soon.
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