Some surprising concessions have been announced in new government amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill, to be debated by Parliament later this week.
A quick round up of the student reaction so far to the government’s higher education Green Paper.
This years annual report from the Office of the Independent Adjudicator reveals that the organisation is now closing over 2,000 complaints each year.
A report released today by the powerful Public Accounts Committee (PAC) strongly criticises the government for disregarding warnings about the dangers of vast sums of public money being given to for-profit higher education colleges.
Universities UK (UUK) call for reform to higher education regulation proposing a new lead regulator, ‘the Council for Higher Education England’ (CHEE). The report also calls for a new register for higher education providers and more protection of student interest.
The government has introduced a raft of new regulations for alternative providers and opened up number controls for those with degree awarding powers. Mark Leach takes a quick look.