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Where next after the HE Bill? – Sean Wallis and Lee Jones

For a week or so it appeared as if the Conservatives had pulled the plug on the Higher Education and Research Bill (HE Bill) by calling a Brexit General Election on June 8th. Only negotiations with the Labour front bench … Continue reading

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The Higher Education and Research Bill, 2016 – Key Points – Sherrill Stroschein

Introduction The Higher Education and Research Bill 2016 reads quite differently from the government’s White Paper and the Green Paper that preceded it, in terms of ordering and emphasis. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) proposals, for example, are not outlined … Continue reading

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Johnson’s reply to Green Paper submissions

Colleagues who submitted a response to the Green Paper for Higher Education, Fulfilling our Potential, received the following response from BIS. The subtext should be clear: Minister Jo Johnson and his BIS advisers have simply ignored all criticisms of the proposal. Indeed, in key … Continue reading

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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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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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