Month: November 2015

Higher education green paper abolishes HEFCE to ‘simplify’ system

The Higher Education Funding Council for England is to be replaced by a body to promote student interests, but that will be funded by universities, according to proposals in the government’s higher education green paper.

See more at: https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/news/uk/universities/2015/11/Higher-education-green-paper-abolishes-HEFCE-to-simplify-system.html#sthash.VWYde90u.dpuf

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Research Professional – Metrics-based REF looks more likely

The government’s green paper on higher education reform provides the strongest signal yet that metrics are likely to play a more significant role in the next Research Excellence Framework.

Source: Research Professional – Metrics-based REF looks more likely