Surge in first-class honours at institutes of technology

Ireland“The proportion of students at institutes of technology graduating with first-class honours degrees has doubled in the past 15 years, new figures show. The authors of a new report said the findings show grade inflation ‘is a fire that will not be quenched’, with sharp rises also evident in distinctions across ordinary degrees and higher certificates …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 14 June]

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