Tag Archive: White Paper

Pocket Watch – Managing Student Numbers in HE

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Introduction HEFCE (the Higher Ed Funding Council for England) has recently published an important paper (2011/30) setting out how numbers in HE in 2012/13 will be managed and in some cases bid for. It brings into sharp relief the impact of some of the changes in the HE White Paper and the tight timescale required…

Policy Watch – The HE White Paper sets out to put students in the driving seat

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2 July 2011 [2011/21] Policy Watch – The HE White Paper sets out to put students in the driving seat Introduction In the end, the HE White Paper, which was eventually published last week, contained few surprises yet collectively it represents a defining moment for the sector in England. The sense of new era is…

Policy Watch – Making sense of the latest Education Bill.

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30 January 2011 [2011 /5] Policy Watch – Making sense of the latest Education Bill Introduction The latest Education Bill, published last week, packs a number of punches although few of them come as a surprise. The reason is that it builds on a head of steam that has been growing for some time. From…

Policy Watch – The English Bacc continues to generate strong feelings

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21 January 2011 [2011/3] Policy Watch – The English Bacc The English Bacc continues to attract attention. “What’s the point of this low fat qualification?” argued Voice, the union for education professionals on its blog. “Three cheers for the English Bacc” trilled Toby Young, “It has provided parents with the information they need to make…