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Performance management is here to stay, but TEF needs a rethink

Simon Marginson. The post-election regroupement of the government provides a surprising and welcome opportunity to rethink the TEF before it does too much damage, before the shaping of behaviours and unplanned consequences become entrenched. Let’s consider what might happen if

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Poorer students aren’t applying to university because of fears of high debts

Is the sky really the limit when you’re from a poorer background? Pexels Claire Callender.  With various political parties pledging to abolish or alter tuition fees, the question of how to fund higher education is squarely back on the political

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Priorities for a new Government: advice from our academics part 4 – HE

The IOE blog has asked colleagues from across the Institute what’s at the top of their wish list. We are publishing their replies during the run-up to the election. Higher education It almost goes without saying that the most early

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Posted in Education policy, Further higher and lifelong education

Priorities for a new government: advice from our academics part 2

The IOE blog has asked colleagues from across the Institute what’s at the top of their wish list. We are publishing their replies during the run-up to the election. Primary Education The new government should take a new approach to primary education

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Posted in Education policy, Evidence-based policy, Further higher and lifelong education, Language and literacy, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Technical education: going beyond parity of esteem

Matthew Harrison.  The announcement of a further £500m a year for 16-19 technical education made in the Budget this week, along with a 50% rise in the training provided to a total of 900 hours per year from 2019, has

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