The universities admission process has been heavily criticised recently. As the number of unconditional offers hits a record high and universities come under fire for demanding high predicted A-level grades then accepting much lower actual A-level grades, some people are
A recent HEPI survey revealed that nearly three-quarters of students think universities should consider the backgrounds of applicants. It comes after universities have been urged to review their admissions practices by the Government.
What can schools and universities do to widen participation
The government’s levy for apprenticeships has been deemed a failure by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), with apprenticeship starts having dropped by more than a quarter since the levy was introduced in 2017.
This comes among news that
The summer holidays have only just arrived but for those starting university in September the transition to university student has already begun. As more and more people choose to go to university, the student body is diversifying – and different
How did a female member of staff get a disciplinary warning for a day when she had a miscarriage?
What policy does her organisation have on period pain, menopause, postnatal depression, birth trauma, or are they all referred to occupational health
In the latest programme from the Education Studio we explore Financial Stress & Restructuring in Higher Education.
Four leading higher education experts in the fields of policy, legal powers, financial strategy and college restructuring provide key pointers for senior university finance, legal,
I was going to write that you can’t have an effective failure regime in higher education unless you have a buyers market for academics – not just students and their tuition fees. There has to be hope for the dons
Every conversation today seems to be about the disruptive forces reshaping our lives, habits and careers – the high street vs Amazon, skilled workers vs robots, artificial intelligence vs human insight.
Disruption comes from every angle and the Higher Education sector
Do you work for an Anchor Institution? If you work in a university or college then the answer is – you should be.
If your institution is based in Lancashire you may have already been part of the Preston Model of collaborative