The Government is, rightly in my view, committed to raising the salience of good teaching in higher education.
Its preferred means for doing so is a new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). No one yet knows exactly […]
In mid-July, I blogged on the seemingly ever-changing forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (or OBR) on future student numbers, which can be read here.
The OBR has treated that blog as a formal ‘request for […]
The University Alliance hosted a stimulating event to discuss the threats and opportunities of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) earlier today. Not only were there platform speeches from senior people from HEFCE, BIS, Coventry University and the University […]
On this morning’s BBC Radio 4 Today programme, Lord Norton of Louth, a Conservative member of the House of Lords, noted that one of his former students, Kevin Shinkwin, had been included in the 2015 […]
The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) in partnership with Pearson is launching a report on improving higher-level skills at an event in Parliament hosted by Shadow Skills Minister, John Woodcock MP.
Raising productivity by improving […]
New HEPI / HEA research shows over half of undergraduates say international students work harder than British ones
A new survey commissioned by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA) reveals that students believe they benefit in many ways from studying alongside people from other countries. But […]