Degrees are ‘losing their value’

“Degrees are likely to become a ‘devalued currency’ because colleges are awarding too many honours qualifications, an expert has predicted. He says that if ‘grade inflation’ continues at its current level, all graduates from the university sector will have first class honours by 2030. Psychology lecturer Martin O’Grady warned that employers would eventually turn their backs on the grading system and conduct their own tests to gauge the competence of potential employees …” (more)

[Fergus Black, Independent, 18 November]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: