‘No change is not an option’.
So says the Education Minister after confirming his department is to launch a major public consultation over plans to extensively reform GCSE exams.
In schools in England, proposals have been laid out which will lead to tougher exams and a move away from coursework from 2015.
Wales and Northern Ireland have already rejected the changes.
Tim Crookall says Island education chiefs now have to decide the next step forward locally.