Category Archives: Strategy

‘To spoon feed is not to nurture’

*This Times Higher Education piece is on a topic that many of you have raised in discussion…  though it only just touches on the range of issues relating, it’s worth picking up on. [Following up the reference in the article to a … Continue reading

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A mixed bag of influences on HE

Just a small selection of influences that caught my attention over this last month or so… mix these all together and I’m not sure what you get… *Even though not directly impacting on HE, there are implications implicit in this latest from the … Continue reading

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Student number controls for 2012-13

‘HEFCE has published information on the new approach it will use to implement the control on the number of full-time students that universities and colleges can recruit for 2012-13. This includes information about the process for bidding for 20,000 places … Continue reading

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Strategy influences – mostly from HEFCE, but also QAA and…

*While the consultation is over, you may still be interested in the list of questions and answers about funding and allocation of student numbers –see the HEFCE web page *HE in FE colleges under the new fees regime – a … Continue reading

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Strategy influences and snippets of news * On to the start of the new term… the story so far…. The HE White paper:  putting students at the heart of the system If you’ve managed to  miss it –  a longer than usual but well-earned holiday perhaps?  🙂 … Continue reading

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Consultation on the shape of the sector

Take a look at this document – New Challenges, New Chances:  next steps in implementing the Further Education reform programme – and have your say in this consultation on shaping the sector. Deadline for proposal concering Higher Education is 20th September. Read … Continue reading

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HE News, strategy and updates March-April 2011 (+the odd blast from the past) The last month just galloped away… here’s a roundup that’s as long as a snake, but unlike a snake you can please yourself which bit you look at. *Policy Watch – HE contemplates the future – fees, access agreements, … Continue reading

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