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GuildHE responds to HEFCE revised approached to quality assessment

18 Mar 2016 – Gordon McKenzie

Expanding on GuildHE’s response to the HEFCE publication Revised operating model for quality assessment (which can be read below), Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive of GuildHE has written a blog post, ‘Quality Assessment through the looking glass’, which can be read …

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University: What’s in a Title?

15 Feb 2016 – Alex Bols

What is a university? This feels like a rather academic question, and indeed I did an essay on a fairly similar topic during my Masters. However, as I reflect on the recent Government Green Paper proposals surrounding university title and …

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Meeting the supply of teachers

08 Feb 2016 – Alex Bols

Alex Bols, Deputy CEO, GuildHE has written a blog post for the British Educational Research Association (BERA) about meeting the demands of the teaching crisis.

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Enhancing student representation systems

26 Nov 2015 – Alex Bols

Alex Bols, Deputy CEO has written a blog for wonkhe on ‘Enhancing student representation systems’. Much has been made in recent years about whether students are consumers or partners in their education and placing students “at the heart of the …

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Doing the Math on Higher Education Data

20 Nov 2015 – Gordon McKenzie

What are higher education data for? And whom do they serve? These questions were prompted by reflecting on and comparing what was said about data in the 2011 White Paper, Students at the heart of the system, and this month’s …

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Gently does it: Measuring teaching excellence will take time and subtlety

21 Oct 2015 – Alex Bols

The UK has an outstanding higher education system delivering excellent teaching so universities should approach the proposed Teaching Excellence Framework with confidence. This excellence has been demonstrated over many years, through one of the longest running external quality assessment systems …

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Future of Quality Assessment

18 Sep 2015 – Alex Bols

As I finalise the GuildHE response to the HEFCE Quality Assessment Consultation I have been surprised by the strength of feeling that the consultation has provoked in the discussions I’ve been involved with, draft responses I’ve seen and the round-table that we …

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