This week our guests look back at the Christmas silly season and ahead to 2019, as well as discussing Onward’s report on low value courses, and HEPI’s new paper on grammar schools. Plus the first of Mike Ratcliffe’s new series on the Hidden History of HE, and highlights from our contributors.
With Shakespeare Martineau partner Smita Jamdar, the University Alliance’s Head of Policy Graeme Wise and Wonkhe’s founder and CEO, Mark Leach.
Items this week:
- What happened in HE over the Christmas break?
- Our debates should be purposeful, not point-scoring – new Wonkhe editor Debbie McVitty sets out the stall.
- HEPI paper “The Impact of Selective Secondary Education on Progression to Higher Education”
- Onward research paper “A Question of Degree“
And this week’s “Yes, but does it correlate?” plotted tuition fee income against staff FTE…
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