Level with us

December 13, 2002

An anonymous night-school student has had such an educative experience that he nominated the Open College Network for a prize - which it won last week. The prize was one of the "golden bulls" awarded annually by the Plain English Campaign for the worst examples of gobbledegook.

The network won the award for defining "entry level" in the student's credit record folder as "the acquisition of a limited range of basic skills, knowledge and understanding in highly structured and self-referenced contexts which permit the identification of progression from the learner's point of entry to the learning process".

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