As the work of the Office for Fair Access begins to transfer to the new Office for Students, Les Ebdon offers his perspective on the way the new body will need to approach this vitally important issue.
In an experimental feature, Team Wonkhe take to slack to discuss the 2017 NSS in detail. The chat covers post-graduate NSS, the potential for bias within surveys and the use of NSS data within institutions.
As the boards of the Leadership Foundation, the Equality Challenge Unit and Higher Education Academy (HEA) confirm their merger plans, the Chair of the Shadow Board leading the creation of the new agency reflects on the way ahead for the new body.
The £3,000 fee paying generation is just hitting the height of its repayments, well before the £9,000 hit theirs. David Morris argues that it’s their political impact that is being felt most in the tuition fees debate.
The new Welsh Government on White Paper on reforming regulation and encouraging more dynamic partnerships in the post-compulsory education sector is to be welcomed, says Universities Wales chair Colin Riordan.