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(From Western Daily Press)
A senior officer at the University of Plymouth has called for A-levels to be scrapped as thousands of city students picked up their results today.
Dr Dave Stephenson, director of undergraduate programmes, said that the gold standard of education should be replaced with a Continental-style baccalaureate.
He stressed that A-levels were not getting easier, despite the 22nd consecutive rise in the number of students achieving A grades across the country today.
Dr Stephenson's comments come as schools in and around Plymouth celebrate their A Level results today.
Lipson Community College had its highest-ever …