Universities may have to reveal student admissions scoresNews.com.au.
According to a discussion paper, the Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham wants to make it easier for students to find out exactly what marks they need to get into a course. There is concern that some students are struggling to complete their courses and revealing cut-off marks will make universities more accountable.
This could include revealing minimum, median and top Australian Tertiary Admission Rank, or ATAR, marks for all students accepted into a course. The discussion paper hopes to get feedback on the best ways to make it easier for students to find out information, whether that be through an online platform, greater accountability for institutions or better education around high school scores and the ATAR.
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