The sector is waking up to the problem of poor student mental health and relatively low levels of wellbeing. Pooja Kawa analyses a series of recent research and insight from HEPI, Unite, HEFCE, NUS, and the SMF.
The government has responded to the TEF Technical Consultation and set out its plans in more detail about year two of the TEF. Ant Bagshaw gives his first take on everything that’s changed (and everything that hasn’t).
The apprenticeship levy has had a rough ride already, but universities willing to seize the day could play a vital role in upskilling the workforce and delivering new higher education in the workplace.
The findings from the influential HEPI/HEA student academic experience have been published and in the context of the White Paper take on particular significance. We run down their findings and consider what they could mean for policy.
Team Wonkhe decided to get a head start on newly-reopened debate about credit accumulation and transfer. We know it’s an old debate, and seen as a fringe interest by proponents of a Schengen-style borderless higher education world.
Ten experts of different stripes from across the HE sector share their hopes and fears about the coming White Paper and Bill which although now imminent, has so far remind tightly locked away in Whitehall.