Monthly Archives: November 2015

Much Ado about Something – Jo Frankham

The effects of the National Student Survey on Higher Education: An exploratory study SummaryFull paper (PDF) This research suggests the National Student Survey (NSS) results do not represent a full or accurate picture of key issues relevant to the quality … Continue reading

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Understanding Entry and Exit in the Higher Education market: Contestability and the market for lemons – Carlo Morelli (UCU)

The publication of the Green Paper on Higher Education, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice (BIS, 2015), represents a clear attempt to undermine the existing UK Higher Education system by introducing a full market economy with … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Green Paper – Prof Roger Brown (CDBU)

Introduction In Everything for Sale? with Helen Carasso (Routledge, 2013) the writer argued that the main changes in higher education policy over the past thirty or so years could be explained in terms of the progressive marketisation of the system … Continue reading

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HE Convention 27 February, developing a collective critique of the HE Green Paper

A call for participation Dear colleague I am writing to everyone who has signed the statement in support of the HE Convention to ask for your help. The Government’s Green Paper on Higher Education has been published. The closing date … Continue reading

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Guardian letter: The higher education green paper will see market forces permeate universities

The government’s green paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, outlines the means by which market forces will be permitted to permeate further into higher education in England and to a more limited extent the rest … Continue reading

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