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Universities ‘letting students down’ by ignoring poor teaching

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Nicola Dandridge says reluctance to acknowledge problems led to the creation of the OfS

Universities that fail to acknowledge shortfalls in their teaching offer are letting down both students and the higher education sector, the outgoing chief executive of the Office for Students has said.

Nicola Dandridge, who is due to leave her role at the end of this month, said on 5 April that while higher education was overall “outstanding, excellent, globally leading, strong, responsive”, she felt universities could do more to confront a “reluctance to acknowledge the truth about the existence of some poor-quality provision”.

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