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  • Does the Lifelong Loan Entitlement meet its own objectives?

    11 May 2023 by Rose Stephenson

    The Lifelong Loan Entitlement (LLE) is part of the Government’s reforms to post-18 education and training. It will offer students a loan equivalent to four years’ worth of tuition fees (currently £37,000), which can be used flexibly over their working lives. This can be used to pay for short courses,…

  • For the Lifelong Loan Entitlement to deliver on its promise, maybe we need some new ideas

    5 May 2022 by Annie Bell

    This blog was written by Annie Bell, Head of External Affairs and Communications, University Alliance. Annie is on Twitter @AnnieVBell. With the consultation deadline for the Department for Education’s Lifelong Loan Entitlement (LLE) proposal closing on Friday, so approaches the opportunity to completely transform the face of higher education. No…

  • Flexible Learning Pathways: messages for UK higher education

    23 June 2021 by John Brennan

    John Brennan, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education Research at the UK Open University and Visiting Professor at the University of Bath and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Oxford has kindly contributed this blog. You can reach out to John via his email, [email protected] ***LAST CHANCE TO SIGN…