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Code of practice needed to prevent degree course mis-selling

February 10, 2011 736

The National Student Survey does not provide the valid, reliable data needed to compare higher education institutions. Such differences as it reveals are statistically and practically insignificant. Yet the media use the data to compile league tables of best-performing higher education institutions, and the tables in turn are being misused by institutions that should know better, says John Holmwood in a blog featured on Research Blogs.

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