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Understanding HE performance

HEFCE was asked by the former DIUS Secretary of State, John Denham, to consider issues relevant to understanding higher education institutional performance. The report answered the following questions:

  • How can we better understand and measure the performance of higher education institutions in ways that recognise the individual missions of each one?
  • What possible performance measures of quality are there and how can such measures can take account of the different missions of different institutions?


Remit letter   243KB

Executive summary   441KB

Final report   3MB