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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCSECSE /ˌsiː es ˈiː/ noun [countable, uncountable]  (Certificate of Secondary Education) an examination in a range of subjects that was done by students in schools in England and Wales before 1988, usually at the age of 15 or 16GCSE
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CSEThe increase has been slight at A level, but considerable at O level and CSE, as Figure 11.1 shows.Therefore there were numerous double-entries for both O level and CSE, a procedure that was expensive and confusing.I've got four CSEs and I spent a year on day release, learning about making wreaths and business management.Gary, 26, left school with just four CSEs and began working as an engineer.Greer's CSE Mathematics Book 1 was first published in 1978 - it is now into its fifth reprint.The introduction of the CSE was, however, an important step in the direction of freeing schools from this thrall.The CSE boards were not university dominated.
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