Universities and apprenticeships haven’t traditionally gone hand-in-hand. But degree apprenticeships can play a critical role in driving up local skills and productivity through higher education.
Do degree apprenticeships work for employers? Mike Thompson explains how Barclays has benefited from the programme.
A speaker at HEFCE’s national conference on learning gain earlier this month, Doris Zahner reflects on the factors to consider when investigating learning outcomes and gains.
Open access monographs will be included in the REF 2027 – but how, is very much up for discussion. Steven Hill explains.
In November 2017 a student took his former university to the High Court, suing them for £1 million for poor teaching. Cases like this suggest that universities may wish to focus their efforts to ensure all students, regardless of sociodemographic characteristics, receive adequate and equitable support while they are at university.
The University of Gloucestershire and GFirst LEP recognised the need to do things differently and have worked together on a new approach to support local economic growth and development.
Do we need a more pragmatic set of expectations for learning gain? Following the recent national learning gain conference, Paul Ashwin sets out some possibilities.
Recent figures from HESA show an increase in disadvantaged young people entering higher education. How are NCOP partners working to boost this participation?
Gaining a degree in this competitive market doesn’t necessarily level the playing field for graduates when it comes to job seeking. How can we tackle the problem of balancing educational attainment, developing core employability skills and enhancing social mobility after graduation?
The new, national Institute of Coding will train the next generation of digital specialists.