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Should universities have common marking criteria.

Should universities have common marking criteria.

Universities with soaring grading inflation may be forced to introduce a common marking criteria with other institutions after heavy criticism from a cabinet minister.

Education Secretary Damian Hinds said: "We want and expect to see results improve over time, but the scale of this increase in firsts and 2:1s cannot be proportionate to improving standards."

One of the ideas being put forwards for consultation by Universities UK is agreeing common criteria, to be used by all universities, to describe the quality of work required for each degree classification.

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