What Is EBaac?The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) is a school performance measure. It allows people to see how many pupils get a grade C or above in the core academic subjects at key stage 4 in any government-funded school.
- History or Geography.
- The Sciences.
- A Language.
Why Is This Letter Big News?If the proposals outlined in the letter are implemented the status of design and technology within the education system will rise significantly. This could lead to more funding, a more focused curriculum and more up to date facilities that will all combine to help the education system produce more engineers, coders and designers and thus tackle the skills gap. For more detailed information, including a copy of the letter, visit the Schools Week website. If your local MP isn't listed amongst the 87 signatories, why not write them an email and urge them to add their support. You can search for your MP here.
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