With exam results upon us and university just around the corner, discussions surrounding grade inflation surge across British educational discourse. Josh Bate reports on the recent debates surrounding teacher assessed grades and the implications it may cause.
Following the successful implementation of a “safety net” regulation at a number of UK universities, a petition has been created for the same to be considered at the University of Leeds. The safety net will […]
The higher education watchdog has launched a review that sets out options for a large and radical overhaul of University admissions in England. The Office for Students has suggested an entry system that scraps the […]
A recent petition to allow later starts to the school day was debated in parliament last week, and was met with mixed responses from MPs. The petition, signed by over 180,000 people, argued that teenagers […]
Following participation in a successful Higher Education Academy pilot scheme, The University of Leeds is considering the possibility of introducing a grade point average system. The GPA system would run concurrently with the traditional degree classification system, but where the latter does […]
Eve discusses the vague meaning of the term ‘perfect’, and how it can control your life unnecessarily. The etymology of the word ‘perfect’ is interesting. It comes from the Latin word ‘perfectus’ which means ‘completed’. […]