Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

Tagged: Quality

Quality Code – don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater

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 …

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Understanding Degree Algorithms

18 Oct 2017 – Jack Fleming

Degree algorithms are the sets of rules that institutions follow to determine a student’s final degree classification. Their design plays an important role in the measuring and classifying of student attainment. 

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GuildHE and Universities UK welcome HER bill amendments

03 Mar 2017 – Jack Fleming

In a joint letter to members of the House of Lords, GuildHE and Universities UK have welcomed the package of amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill announced by Jo Johnson, Universities Minister. The amendments address problems related to …

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GuildHE response to HE Green Paper

06 Nov 2015 – GuildHE Admin

GuildHE welcomes Government focus on university teaching and social mobility  GuildHE welcomes the opportunity to demonstrate excellent university teaching and the government’s support for higher education institutions as engines of social mobility. Commenting on the Government’s Green Paper, ‘Fulfilling our …

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Quality Strategy Network Conference

05 Oct 2015 – Alex Bols

Alex Bols, Deputy CEO gave a speech at the Quality Strategy Network Conference on the 1st October. You can read the full transcript of the speech, below.

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Autumn Term Blues

28 Aug 2015 – Alex Bols

As we approach the beginning of September the HE sector is busy preparing for the new term, and worrying about the new term blues (well, there are no yellows left!) So what’s on the agenda for the term ahead? Teaching …

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