As the government suffers a major defeat on the link between TEF and fees, we look at what the new amendment means and the likely next moves in the ongoing game of chess over the Higher Education and Research Bill.
The government has responded to the TEF Technical Consultation and set out its plans in more detail about year two of the TEF. Ant Bagshaw gives his first take on everything that’s changed (and everything that hasn’t).
The findings from the influential HEPI/HEA student academic experience have been published and in the context of the White Paper take on particular significance. We run down their findings and consider what they could mean for policy.
Plans to include graduate outcomes as a measure of teaching in the TEF seems to have provoked considerable opposition from within the sector, but will it be enough to persuade Jo Johnson to change course?