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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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Letter: beware market failure

After the HE Bill 2nd Reading, beware market failure Add your name Despite the threats Higher Education faces from Brexit, and opposition from across the sector, the Government appears to be committed to pushing ahead with its disastrous Higher Education … Continue reading

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Parliamentary call for evidence: Have your say on the Higher Education and Research Bill

Parliament has opened its call for evidence for the Committee stage of the HE Bill, with a deadline of 18 September 2016 for submission of evidence. Early submission prior to Tuesday 6 September is ideal, as this date will be the first date the Select Committee meets. Continue reading

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London Met: the TEF dystopia claims its principled victims

London Metropolitan University (LMU) is in the process of enthusiastically transforming itself into something approaching the White Paper Ideal. Whereas most VCs are expressing serious objections to the reduction of teaching to the TEF, one VC stands out in its support: … 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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AWP launch at Cambridge University

Defending the Public University: A discussion of the Alternative White Paper for Higher Education Monday 20 June, 17.00-19.00 Room 2, Mill Lane Lecture Theatres map | Facebook event | Poster (PDF)

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Parliamentary Launch Meeting

Public launch meeting:#AltHEWhitePaper In Defence of Public Higher Education: Knowledge for a Successful Society The Alternative White Paper for Higher Education Monday 13 June, 4.30-6pm Moved to: Committee Room 16, House of Commons, Parliament Square SW1. » Directions (Nearest tube: Westminster) Speakers … Continue reading

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