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Walsh defends IUQB in grade-inflation controversy

The chief executive of the Irish Universities Quality Board (IUQB) has defended criticisms of the body’s role in the controversy about grade inflation.

13th March, 2010

The chief executive of the Irish Universities Quality Board (IUQB) has defended criticisms of the body’s role in the controversy about grade inflation.

Padraig Walsh said that the IUQB was not a regulatory body and did not have the power to impose regulation on Ireland’s seven universities.

‘‘Irish universities make their own awards and are responsible for developing, delivering and assessing the content of the programmes that they deliver.

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