Monthly Archives: January 2016

Why do we need a Convention?

The consultation on the Conservative Government’s Green Paper on Higher Education, Fulfilling our Potential, closed on Friday 15 January. Any reader of the Green Paper would be perplexed at the risks of the proposals for the sector, and the weakness … Continue reading

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UCU response to Green Paper published

The Universities College Union (UCU)’s response to the BIS Green Paper on Higher Education, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice (BIS, 2015), has been published. UCU argues that the proposals in the green paper on the Teaching Excellence Framework, … Continue reading

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UCL staff support CDBU response

Preamble to UCL Academic and Academic-Related Staff submission, HE Green Paper We welcome the opportunity to comment on this draft document. As academics in UCL, we wish to respond to respond to the consultation on the HE Green Paper by … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar – Liz Morrish

James Wilsdon may as well not have inveighed against the ‘metric tide’, and Jo Johnson could have saved printers’ ink asking vice-chancellors not to waste academics’ time, and students’ fee money by operating multiple ‘mock’ REFs (BIS Green Paper November … Continue reading

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