Recognising achievement not putting a quota on success

Recognising achievement not putting a quota on success

As I finalise the GuildHE response to the degree classification consultation by QAA, on behalf of the UK Standing Committee on Quality Assessment I have been struck by a key misunderstanding at the heart of the debate about “grade inflation”, grade improvement and the...
Understanding Degree Algorithms

Understanding Degree Algorithms

Degree algorithms are the sets of rules that institutions follow to determine a student’s final degree classification. Their design plays an important role in the measuring and classifying of student attainment.  GuildHE and Universities UK have published a new...
Future of Quality Assessment

Future of Quality Assessment

As I finalise the GuildHE response to the HEFCE Quality Assessment Consultation I have been surprised by the strength of feeling that the consultation has provoked in the discussions I’ve been involved with, draft responses I’ve seen and the round-table that we...