Devil in the details

September 17, 2009

The practice of awarding marks for attendance ("Thanks very much for coming: you shall be rewarded", 10 September) may offer more support for providing employers with a detailed breakdown of performance indicators over degree courses: achieving first-class honours with poor attendance may be interpreted as evidence of talent; a pass with bad attendance could be interpreted in a less positive light.

Phil Tresadern, Salford.

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