GCSE job advert gaffe leaves Minister 'red faced'

GCSE job advert gaffe leaves Minister 'red faced'

The Minister of State for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton has been left “red faced” after posting an advert looking to recruit an apprentice which excludes candidates with a GCSE grade four - FE Week reports.

Under the new GCSE system introduced last year, a score between eight and nine is considered equivalent to an A or A*, a score between four and six is a C or a B, while one through three represent D, E, F and G grades. ‘U’ stands for ‘unclassified’ and remains the same.

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