Less rigid regime

November 9, 2006

Alan Ryan (Columnist, November 2) talks of how students would "suffer atrociously" if lower grades from disadvantaged students were considered equivalent to A grades of the advantaged.

But, if we are looking to measure potential in students, then we should strive to avoid simply measuring their potential to fit in to such a rigid view of higher education.

Kenton Lewis
Assistant registrar (fair access) St George's, University of London

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