MPs approve framework

March 1, 1996

A national framework for qualifications for 14 to 19-year-olds should be introduced, says a report from the House of Commons select committee on education.

The MPs endorsed a four-level framework proposal from Sir Ron Dearing, whose review of the subject will be published shortly. Qualifications would be divided into entry, foundation, intermediate and advanced levels.

MPs said: "It would be easier for students, parents and employers to understand how any particular qualification compared with another."

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