Paul Greatrix goes through the new quality assessment model in depth and asks whether the new framework poses too high a challenge.
Regulation, regulation, regulation. More of it than you can shake a stick at. Can it get any worse? Almost certainly.
The cocktail of Green Paper changes could prove to be an extremely dangerous one indeed. We need some fixed points here. Including the QAA (albeit reformed).
The HE Green Paper aims to put students at the heart of the new landscape. But other models are available – including the arrangements in Sweden which are highly relevant to UK debates.