How are ‘alternative providers’ of higher education regulated? The second in our series of blog posts on APs explains.
The level of senior pay in higher education institutions is clearly of interest to students and the general public. The topic is currently much in debate, and has led some to ask how regulation works in the sector.
Governors in higher education have a vital role to play in ensuring that their provider continuously identifies, plans for and delivers improvements to value for money. With an increasingly challenging student market and research funding environment, this role for governors is becoming more significant.
The new statement of good practice on student protection is an explicit point of reference by which providers can measure themselves.
The HEFCE Register offers authoritative information about the powers of higher education providers in England. This makes it a valuable source for anyone with an interest in higher education in England.
What can English higher education learn from regulation in other countries? HEFCE is thinking carefully about how we should perform our role as the lead regulator for higher education in England and what can be learned from other countries. Alongside our work to promote debate about whether the current arrangements for quality assessment continue to […]
What kind of information should be available to prospective students when they’re making that vital decision about choosing their higher education course? The Competition and Markets Authority has just issued some advice for higher education providers that clarifies their legal obligations and a guide to consumer rights for students.
When an HE provider is no longer able to meet their commitment to deliver a course or programme, what happens to the students?