Retention – the enemy of high standards

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 8:20 pm

Colleges are obsessed with retention statistics – it’s another OFSTEDĀ benchmark that makes very little sense in the real world other than to promote the spurious claim that we are producing more and more successful studentsĀ and therefore creating a better qualified workforce. The truth, of course, is vastly different. When a student is palpably failing we […]

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