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  • Tuesday 22 May 2018 10:30-16:15

    Digital capabilities community of practice 22 May

    College Court Conference Centre
    University of Leicester,
    Knighton Road,
    Leicester LE2 3UF

    This event is the third community of practice event for staff and leaders responsible for developing digital capability in their organisations

  • 22 May 2018

    More BTEC students progress to university The numbers of students starting university courses after studying BTECs is rising. However, these students are less likely to graduate with a top degree than their peers who took A levels, according to a new study. More »

  • 09 May 2018

    The government’s review of post-18 education funding in England UUK response In its submission to the review, Universities UK said that, while the system in England had not deterred young people from full-time study – and has provided sustained and stable funding for higher education – there is a lack of public confidence and understanding of how it delivers value for money for students. More »

  • 27 April 2018

    Higher Education in Further Education: Leading the Challenge -  MEG Publication John Widdowson and Madeleine King have written a monograph to discuss and illustrate some of the challenges facing leaders in CBHE and offer examples and suggestions for how tackle them. With the future shape of tertiary education in the UK up for debate and a substantial expansion of higher education in colleges expected to play an important role in the government’s post-18 funding review, this monograph could not be more relevant to the challenges the sector now faces More »

  • 16 December 2013

    Wecome to MEG Thinkpiece 15 minutes to spare, cup of coffee close by? Then time to read, reflect and add to the Thinkpiece debate! Write to us with your views and your Thinkpiece may join others on our website. As a start, we publish three articles written by leading figures in college-based HE. John Widdowson, the Chair of the Mixed Economy Group of colleges, explores how we might fill the Polytechnic hole. Marina Parha, Vice Principal of The Manchester college, seeks a true calling for vocational HE and Sarah Shobrook, the Director of HE at Truro and Penwith suggests that the term Vocational HE has had its day! More »