Teachers are being pressured by universities to hike students’ predicted grades as it increases the chances of receiving an automatic offer.
Tes has recently received claims from secondary schools that universities are informing students they should ask their teachers to boost their predicted grades. According to Tes, teachers are being ‘forced to compromise their professional academic judgement and make predictions that will not be met [by the student]’.
Emails from Russell Group Universities admissions tutors have been presented to Tes, suggesting students to approach their schools and request a higher prediction to their grades, in order to guarantee their offer.
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