Research PapersThe papers below analyse grade inflation in Irish third level education.
Paper 1: Evidence of Grade Inflation 1994-2004 in the Institute of Technology Sector in Ireland Download (PDF)
A 4-page summary of the first 5 papers is also available:
Summary of Papers 1-5 Download (PDF)
The raw data on which the above analysis is based, along with user's guides for the files, is available below.
Institutes of Technology Download (SPSS)
Institutes of Technology Download (PDF)
Powerpoint presentations given by Martin O'Grady:
Grade Inflation in the IOT Sector 1994-04 (LIT, 16 April 2008) Download
Grade Inflation in Irish Second and Third Level Education (TUI News, Nov/Dec 2008) Download