Sector reports review: February to August 2016

Virendra Mistry

Abstract


This paper provides a summary of key reports and papers published by UK HE sector organisations between February and August 2016.  The organisations covered include: Action on Access; Higher Education Academy (HEA); Higher Education Commission; Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE); Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI); Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA); Jisc; Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE); National Union of Students (NUS); Office for Fair Access (OFFA); Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA); Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA); QS Digital Solutions; Scottish Funding Council (SFC); Teach First; The Sutton Trust; UK HE International Unit; University Alliance; Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS); Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association (UCISA) and Which?

The themes covered in this paper include: the Teaching Excellence Framework; institutional capability in supporting teaching excellence and innovation; student satisfaction; the student experience; student complaints; university identity; supporting transition; transition to postgraduate studies; equality and diversity; the digital experiences of students; learning analytics; impact of continuous professional development; learning spaces; pedagogic research; resource discovery; teaching and freedom of speech; academic misconduct; employability; post-graduation experiences; studying abroad; internationalisation; transnational education; and alternative providers.

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sector round-up

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