Depending on what the 'stengthening' actually entails (and I tend to agree with Nick's suggestion) this could conceivably mean that after 2013 the Ofqual approved Certificate versions of IGCSE might be perceived as 'more accessible' than GCSE!
b***** me, you're right - and perhaps this was Gove's plan all along. O level by the back door?
kewl! The board auto censored my potty mouth!
Edited by Ed Podesta, 26 February 2012 - 08:47 PM.