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Oxford University is giving students extra time to finish exams because women are ‘adversely affected by time pressure’

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  • Oxford University added 15 extra minutes to maths and computer science exams.
  • Adjudicators thought female students were “more likely to be adversely affected by time pressure,” according to The Daily Telegraph.
  • The university said women have performed better since the change last year.

The University of Oxford has added extra time to maths and computer science exams because female students aren’t performing as well as their male counterparts.

Students sitting maths and computer science exams last summer were given an extra 15 minutes to complete their papers because “female candidates might be more likely to be adversely affected by time pressure,” <a target="_blank" href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2018/01/22/oxford-university-gives-women-time-pass-exams/?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook" target="_blank" read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com