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  • Defend – don’t defund – proven qualifications for school leavers

    28 April 2022

    In a new paper published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (, Holding Talent Back? What is next for the future of Level 3?, 11 different authors consider the Westminster Government’s controversial reforms to Level 3 qualifications, including BTECs. While the Government has confirmed that many Applied General qualifications can…

  • What is a graduate outcome?

    28 May 2021 by Tom Fryer

    This blog was contributed by Tom Fryer, a PhD researcher at University of Manchester. Tom has written for HEPI before about comprehensive universities. You can find Tom on Twitter @TomFryer4 There is a lot to like about Tuesday’s HEPI blog from Johnny Rich and Stella Fowler on the contribution of…

  • What does Engineering tell us about social mobility?

    25 May 2021 by Johnny Rich & Stella Fowler

    This blog was contributed by Johnny Rich (Chief Executive) and Stella Fowler (Policy Manager) from the Engineering Professors’ Council, the representative body of Engineering academics in UK universities. You can find Johnny on Twitter @JohnnySRich The Government is keen to use graduate earnings as a metric for the value of…

  • The true potential of a national student survey

    19 April 2021 by Johnny Rich

    This blog was kindly contributed by Johnny Rich, Chief Executive of the Engineering Professors’ Council, Chief Executive of outreach organisation Push and a consultant on higher education. He is writing in a personal capacity. You can find Johnny on Twitter @JohnnySRich or reach him via his website at Last…

  • The Fair Access Coalition: 10 requirements for a fair admissions process

    22 March 2021 by Nathan Sansom, Laura Gray, Anne-Marie Caning, Sam Holmes, Eleanor Harrison, Rachel Carr, Johnny Rich, John Craven & Rae Tooth.

    This blog was kindly contributed by The Fair Access Coalition. The Fair Access Coalition is a group of the heads of leading third sector organisations engaged in activities to support access and progression, including the Access Project (Nathan Sansom), Brightside (Laura Gray), The Brilliant Club (Anne-Marie Canning), Causeway Education (Sam…

  • How accurate were predictions for higher education in 2020?

    3 January 2020 by Rachel Hewitt

    The end of a decade offers the chance to reflect on how higher education policy has changed in the past and where it will go in the future. Higher education has been through a turbulent time in recent years and there is no reason to assume the 2020s will be…

  • Augar and the Four Horses

    12 June 2019 by Johnny Rich

    A guest blog kindly contributed by Johnny Rich, CEO of the outreach organisation Push At the start of the Augar Review, the panel set out their eight guiding principles. Number four is: “The cost of post-18 education should be shared between taxpayers, employers and learners.” I agree, but, it seems,…