Secondary School Examinations

Secondary School Examinations

Facts and Commentary

1st Edition - January 1, 1969

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  • Author: George Bruce
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483181219

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The title first covers the general concerns in secondary school examinations, such as the pass/fail concept, reforms, interpretation of results, and admissibility of subjects. Next, the selection tackles the examination in the ordinary level. The third chapter discusses the Certificate of Secondary Education (C.S.E.) examination; this chapter details the advantages of the C.S.E. along with its systems. Chapter 4 covers the advanced level and university entrance requirements. The next two chapters deal with the General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.) examining bodies. The seventh chapter examines the secondary school testing system in the U.S., while the last chapter talks about the future of the English secondary school examinations. The book will be of great use to both in-training and professional teachers. School administrators will also benefit from the text.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword

    Chapter 1 Secondary School Examinations

    Chapter 2 The Ordinary Level

    Chapter 3 The C.S.E. Examination

    Chapter 4 The Advanced Level and University Entrance Requirements

    Chapter 5 The G.C.E. Examining Bodies

    Chapter 6 How the G.C.E. Examining Bodies Work

    Chapter 7 Testing in the United States

    Chapter 8 The Future


Product details

  • No. of pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1969
  • Published: January 1, 1969
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483181219

About the Author

George Bruce

Professor George Bruce has over 40 years of experience in shipbuilding, including senior roles in facilities development, research, and innovation. He has acted as a consultant to governments, shipbuilders, other marine companies, and suppliers across the world as well as contributed to national and international committees, steering groups and associations across the industry. He recently retired from Newcastle University where he taught and researched ship production, ship repair, and project management. He continues to teach and consult privately.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor (retired), School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

About the Editor

Edmund King

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