Grade inflation in Irish universities

Grade inflation in Irish universities

The recent discussion around the comments of Paddy Cosgrave, the founder of The Summit, have reignited the question of grade inflation.
Facts are useful on this…the chart shows the increase in top degree classes over time

Data Source: http://www.stopgradeinflation.ie/TCD_GI.doc

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11 Comments

May 11, 2014 · 12:05 pm

11 responses to “Grade inflation in Irish universities

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  2. Brian, Am I being a bit thick here but I don’t quite get the y-axis!

  3. Ashley

    A garbled graph. Meaningless.

  4. Even if grade inflation is real, and even if TCD has less of it than other universities, can we definitely infer from that the quality of TCD programmes are of a higher quality than other universities.

  5. Ashley

    I had to Brian. The graph is still meaningless, lacking axis labels and with an incorrect title.

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  7. Rob

    The percentage of students achieving a first from NUIM was 8 times higher in 2005 than in 1994. I have this right, yes?

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