Speaking about the announcement from Qualifications Wales, David Evans, Wales secretary for the National Education Cymru said:
"NEU Cymru welcomes the ideas put forward today by Qualifications Wales. It is a pragmatic and sensible way forward which chooses not to rely on any one piece of evidence, but can allow a fuller picture of every young person's performance in a range of ways.
"We expect the Welsh Government and Qualifications Wales to work with the profession, to fine-tune the detail of this approach. This will inevitably mean discussion of how best to create effective and fair appeals processes.
"Teachers are perfectly able to make sound judgement on who they teach, and evidence shows that teacher assessment is a reliable measure. We look forward to WG and QW working with us on this."
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