31 octobre 2013

GPA pilot takes off

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/magazine/graphics/logo.pngBy Jack Grove. Six Russell Group universities are among the 20 higher education institutions who will take part in a pilot of US-style degree classifications.
The universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Nottingham, Sheffield and Southampton are among those who will test a grade point average system in a project run by the Higher Education Academy.
The “national GPA system” will provide an average from grades achieved throughout a student’s course, as distinct from the traditional honours degree classifications, such as a First, a 2.1 or a 2.2. More...

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