No one knows what a degree is worth, says Guild of Educators

UK“University degrees are no longer comparable, and it can be hard to know what a first-class qualification now means, the Guild of Educators has said. At a meeting to draw together the discussions from a series of breakfast seminars on falling standards in education, the guild concluded that widening access to higher education had led to a ‘blurring of the lines’ in which members could no longer have faith in the UK university degree as a gold standard …” (more)

[Hannah Fearn, Times Higher Education, 24 May]

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