Numbers are always contestable, and no more so than with TEF. Jackie Njoroge has three questions for TEF’s designers about refining the metrics.
‘Marginal gains’ philosophy has transformed British sport. Might a similar approach work at improving teaching in higher education? Sarah Davies of Jisc makes the case.
If the Home Office were to use TEF to restrict international recruitment, which institutions would be most at risk?
Using learning analytics can make TEF judgements more reliable and less bureaucratic, argues Jisc’s Phil Richards.
The White Paper recognises the importance of data to the success of higher education regulation, policy and teaching, argues Andy Youell.