Hold bad news about grades until after NSS | Jack Grove | 15 August 2013
Institutions consider a ‘range of strategies’ to win favourable scores from students. University managers have looked to delay the release of coursework marks to avoid upsetting undergraduates before they fill in their National Student Survey forms, an academic study has revealed
Stalled progress on GPA may benefit from national push | Elizabeth Gibney | Times Higher Education | 25 April, 2013
Informal group admits reform will require more work than previously thought
Elite set may adopt GPA | Simon Baker | Times Higher Education | 23 June 2011
US system seen to offer a more continuous scale, say breakaway group. Seven universities are set to accelerate plans to scrap the UK’s honours degree-classification system by replacing it with the US grade-point average model.
Making the A level work a little harder | Rebecca Attwood | Times Higher Education | 4 November 2010
The government wants a return to the past, with more input into the exam process by universities. Rebecca Attwood probes whether the move is welcomed or seen as more ministerial meddling.