The government’s HE Green Paper published on Friday goes out of its way to tell you that the proposals are student-centred and driven by what students want. But on closer inspection not all is what it seems.
Responding to Anthony Seldon’s latest article on universities for The Times, Tom Bailey takes the VC of the University of Buckingham for failing to understand the recent history of HE and why we’ve arrived at the place in policy that we have.
Martin McQuillan turns to the TEF – the most developed plan of the government’s new plan for higher education – and previews the new way of life for universities which he argues, the sector has brought upon itself.
At Wonkhe towers we’ve been getting to grips with the Green Paper and the TEF. Here we start the process of trying to visualise the complicated new system and suggestions are welcome for how we might improve the model.
With the debate about the TEF now truly up and running following the publication of the government’s Green Paper, Emran Mian sets out the some of the stronger and weaker cases against the new framework.