29 May 2018 – matthewguest
We need to crack the higher education echo chamber we find ourselves in if we are to truly make positive changes in our communities and wider society. I’ve recently been to a couple of events and responded to a consultation …
It’s not about the money, money, money – how LEO fails to give the full picture of what many graduates earn
27 Apr 2018 – Cat Turhan
As Minister of Universities and Science, Sam Gyimah, said in his evidence to the Education Select Committee, there are several reasons why you “need to take LEO data with a pinch of salt”.
10 Apr 2018 – Jack Fleming
Over the last two decades, as student fees have increased, so too have concerns that students do not receive ‘value for money’ from their education. The Conservatives set out to change this in 2015, through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). …
08 Mar 2018 – GuildHE Admin
For universities to realise their civic mission, they must prioritise not only the employability of their graduates, but also their contribution to society in their future careers and lives.
06 Mar 2018 – GuildHE Admin
At University College of Estate Management (UCEM), we see degree apprenticeships as an important way of addressing current skills gaps. They allow students to get the skills they need, and simultaneously help meet industry needs – a win-win.
14 Feb 2018 – Cat Turhan
The Erasmus+ programme is open to HE students, staff and graduates, among others. Participation can enhance skill development and employability, and did you know that Erasmus+ offers funded opportunities not just to study in Europe, but also to work, volunteer, …
26 Jan 2018 – GuildHE Admin
In a guest blog, Dr Yaz Iyabo Osho, Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer in Enterprise and Small Business Development at GSM London, considers how to ensure that enterprise education is accessible to everyone.
05 Jan 2018 – matthewguest
In amongst all the discussion about Toby Young you may have missed the email from David Sweeney (incoming Executive Chair of Research England) about knowledge exchange funding – and in particular the how the first wave of additional £40mn Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) as part of the Industrial Strategy might be allocated.
13 Dec 2017 – Alex Bols
The desire to trim the fat of administrative burden can sometimes cut to the bone. We welcome the ambition to eliminate duplication and, where appropriate rationalise the current Quality Code, and to make the Quality Code more accessible. However without …
21 Aug 2017 – Jack Fleming
All in all, there is much in the next iteration of TEF that raises questions – with answers still awaited from the previous exercise.