Select Committee Inquiry – 85% failure rate was ‘appropriate’, but marks were raised

Times Higher Education staff reporters, Times Higher Education

Claims that academic standards are slipping have been submitted to an inquiry on higher education by the Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Select Committee. Among them are tales of pressure to increase grades, failing quality controls, lowered entry hurdles, and below-par and apathetic students.

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=405656

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