Metrics of teaching and student experience are set to proliferate and increase in complexity as TEF hits full stride. Ant Bagshaw offers his reflections on mastering the new ‘survey mania’.
The debate about the TEF’s impending link to fees has caused widespread debate in the sector, but what if this measure was interpreted differently – as a measure of inflation ? Gordon McKenzie wonders about the funding choices universities will have to take if the Green Paper proposals are implemented.
David Cairns envisages the quality and academic standards landscape that HEFCE wants to create and finds blank spaces and omissions in the new plans as they stand.