Education Policy Institute exposes damage of EBacc on creative subjects
The harmful impact of the EBacc (and Progress 8) on creativity in schools was uncovered in a rigorous and independent report by the Education Policy Institute.
The report’s findings lay to rest claims that the EBacc doesn’t harm the uptake of creative subjects:
- Schools Week: Private and state schools slump on creative arts GCSEs
- TES:Exam entries for arts subjects 'fall to lowest level in a decade'
- Guardian:Proportion of students taking arts subjects falls to lowest level in decade
- The Sun:GCSE students are ditching arts subjects such as music and drama for academic classes, think tank claims
- Telegraph: Number of pupils taking arts subjects at GCSE falls to lowest level in a decade, report finds
- Yorkshire Post:Arts exam entries tumble to lowest for a decade
- The Times:Number taking GCSEs in arts falls to ten-year low