News of the death of modules is greatly exaggerated?

Reading the exchanges in the Commons following Gove’s delivery of his White paper speech, Iwas interested to note Gove’s response to Tristram Hunt question about modules, re-sits and grade inflation. This is what Gove said

We are stripping away modules from GCSEs. With A-levels, although I favour in many cases a linear approach that encourages synoptic understanding of the subject, it remains for universities, learned bodies and schools to decide the best way forward. For some subjects, it is appropriate to have a modular approach at A-level.

No detail, no mention of which subjects, no timeline; but clearly something of a climb-down.

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