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Briefing Report 461 DFE - Interim Conclusion of the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding

Briefing Report 461 DFE - Interim Conclusion of the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding

Briefing Report 460 FE White Paper - Skills for Jobs - Lifelong Learning for Opportunity and Growth

Briefing Report 460 FE White Paper - Skills for Jobs - Lifelong Learning for Opportunity and Growth

Briefing Report 459 HEPI - A short guide to non-continuation in UK universities

Briefing Report 459 HEPI - A short guide to non-continuation in UK universities

Briefing Report 458 HM Treasury - Spending Review

Briefing Report 458 HM Treasury - Spending Review

HE Insight paper 38 - Governing in HE during a pandemic

HE Insight paper 38 - Governing in HE during a pandemic

Briefing Report 457 UUK - Managing risks in internationalisation - Security related issues

Briefing Report 457 UUK - Managing risks in internationalisation - Security related issues

Briefing Report 456 Advance HE - Diversity of governors in higher education

Briefing Report 456 Advance HE - Diversity of governors in higher education

HE Insight Paper 37 - HE sector responds to Government Covid guidance

HE Insight Paper 37 - HE sector responds to Government Covid guidance

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Mike Boxall, an independent researcher and consultant on higher education policies and strategies, and a senior adviser to PA Consulting, considers the emerging post-COVID world and its implications for the future of universities. His blog is based on a paper published recently by PA Consulting, and co-authored with its HE lead, Ian Matthias.
Interventionism is suddenly all the rage with the Westminster Conservative government, and higher education is feeling the impact as new policies and legislation are brought to bear on the sector, writes Johnny Rich, Chief Executive of Push and of the Engineering Professors’ Council.
The Westminster government should wake up to the full potential of higher education to help it meet its ‘levelling up’ goals, argues Professor Martin Jones, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Staffordshire University.
Jonathan Baldwin, managing director of higher education at Jisc, reflects on a week that’s felt the force of people power – and says it’s time for university leaders to respond to students’ calls for change.
Alison Johns, Chief Executive of Advance HE, reviews another week in which higher education found itself in the spotlight, even when a royal funeral dominated the headlines.
Charlie Ball, Head of Higher Education Intelligence for Prospects at Jisc, reviews a week of higher education news which felt much like every other since lockdown, as new research on graduate earnings and university admissions was published.
Stephen Isherwood, chief executive of the Institute of Students Employers, reviews a week of HE news in which student accommodation, fee refunds, graduate jobs, and research funding surfaced as key issues.
Reviewing a week in which issues affecting women’s lives were in the spotlight, Sandra Booth, Director of Policy and External Relations at the Council for Higher Education Art and Design (CHEAD), sees hopeful signs of moves to address gender equality in higher education.
Commenting on a week of higher education news, Alice Gent, Policy, Research and Communications Intern, and Ruby Nightingale, Communications and Public Affairs Manager at the Sutton Trust, highlight evidence that Covid-19 is having a disproportionate impact on students and graduates from poorer backgrounds.
Rachel Hewitt, Director of Policy and Advocacy for the Higher Education Policy Institute, sees signs of a clearer route out of the Covid crisis beginning to emerge for higher education.