New GCSE history should not be harder than other subjects

At last the government is going to do something to address the issue tha some GCSE subjects ( i.e. those such as history with a negative residual) are more difficult than others. In the consultation for the new GCSEs which are to be taught from September 2015 Gove has asked for this issue to be consuted on. As he says,

It is important that we are open and clear about comparability between subjects, and we want to discuss with assessment experts how this is quantified and how any significant differentials can be addressed, or at least made more transparent

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