English universities to be ranked gold, silver and bronze
Students in England will take their pick from gold, silver and bronze universities after the government said it would create new league tables based on teaching quality.
But unlike at the Olympics, bronze will be a booby prize, awarded to universities found to be “significantly below” benchmark standards in some areas – a decision unlikely to be popular with vice-chancellors.
The new ratings form part of the government’s teaching excellence framework (Tef) and will come into force from the middle of next year, with universities given a year’s grace period before the rankings dictate their... read more
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