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MEG response to OfS consultation on implementing teaching grant budget savings in academic years 2019-20 and 2020-21

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OfS Consultation on the higher education admissions system in England

The consultation runs from 27 February 2020
to 21 May 2020.

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OfS New independent commission aims to boost support for disabled students

The Disabled Students’ Commission (DSC) will help universities and colleges to remove the barriers preventing disabled students from accessing and succeeding in higher education and having the best possible experience during their studies

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Unheard: the voices of part-time adult learners-John Butcher HEPI

This HEPI paper aims to promote a re-think about the decline in
part-time higher education in England. Most part-time learners
are mature students, and the oft-reported drop in part-time
student numbers can be viewed as a proxy for the retreat of
older learners from higher education. A succession of reports
has been published identifying the dramatic loss of part-time
numbers. Despite the persuasiveness of the quantitative data
cited, policymakers have yet to reverse the decline.

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