Thanks to Prof Liz Falconer for inviting us to ‘talk policy’ and sharing her expertise to enable us to deliver a creative virtual classroom session. Exemplary policy advice – delivered with panache online! Jane Forster, policy adviser to the Office of the Vice Chancellor, working Department of Nursing Sciences’ Debbie Holley, delivered an engaging, interactive… Read more » about Talking HE Policy: why it matters – report on a session by Jane Forster and Debbie Holley
Colleagues: much has happened this autumn – please do come and find out how this impacts on BU and our work. CG11, Thursday 7 December 12.00 Debbie and Jane ===== HE Policy Briefings Key Information Aimed at: All staff Facilitated by: Debbie Holley, Head of CEL and Jane Forster-Policy Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor, OVC Your Time Commitments:… Read more » about HE Policy Briefings: Thursday 7th December 12.00-13.00 the all new policy workshop post autumn TEF/REF update and budget!
Industrial Strategy The Government launched the Industrial Strategy Green Paper and consultation at the end of January. The paper focuses on improving Britain’s innovation and productivity in key areas alongside upskilling the workforce to become world leading. The government suggest a number sectors to support: clean energy robotics healthcare space technology quantum technology advanced computing… Read more » about HE policy update w/e 3rd March 2017
Higher Education and Research Bill – the House of Lords committee stage has finished with no further amendments (other than non-controversial and welcome government amendments). Unlike in the House of Commons, where time was more limited and there was a great deal of focus on the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), student loans, the impact of… Read more » about HE Policy update w/e 3rd February 2017
Industrial Strategy Green Paper The Government launched the Industrial Strategy Green Paper and consultation this week. The paper focuses on improving Britain’s innovation and productivity in key areas alongside upskilling the workforce to become world leading. The government suggest a number of areas of industry specialism that should be supported: clean energy robotics healthcare space… Read more » about HE policy updated 27th January 2017
Colleagues, please see below the recent policy update from Jane Forster, touching on Student Information, NSS boycott, HE and Research Bill, Maintenance Grants and Loans, Education and Social Mobility, Autumn Statment and more: Last week was all about the HE Bill (which meant it was also about TEF, fees, student loans, immigration and Brexit) – and the… Read more » about HE policy update
Colleagues, please see below the recent policy update from Jane Forster, touching on Higher Education and Research Bill, Teaching Excellence Framework, Student Finance, International Students, Social Mobility, Brexit, Fair Access and Progression: Higher Education and Research Bill – The bill will reach the report stage on Monday 21st November, and a long list of new amendments… Read more » about HE policy update
Teaching Excellence The Higher Education Academy released a report on teaching excellence in a range of subjects – part of their response to the teaching excellence framework. It includes a useful literature review and a report following interviews with academics. The conclusions of the report include: pedagogic approaches are different for different subjects – the… Read more » about HE Policy update