A Degree of Extrapolation

A headline in The Times claimed:

First-class degrees for all students by 2030

This article examines that claim, showing the degree of uncertainty with such forecasts.

Indicative projections

The headline itself refers only to particular universities, and not to all students in UK institutions. The second paragraph contradicts the headline:



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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters


This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.