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OfS Student mental health: Higher education and NHS joined-up working

The Office for Students (OfS) funded a ten-month action learning set project that brought together higher education and healthcare professionals to identify and solve problems around joined-up working to support student mental health. This report documents the main takeaways from the project. To read the article click here

Transcript of Philippa Pickford’s speech at GuildHE’s annual conference

Resetting the dial: getting to know the higher education sector and my regulatory priorities for the next 12 months

Read the full transcript of Philippa Pickford’s first major speech in the role of Director of Regulation at the Office for Students (OfS) to GuildHE members at its annual conference on 14 November. To read the transcript click here

OfS External quality assurance of apprenticeship end-point assessment for integrated higher and degree apprenticeships

This guidance sets out how the OfS plans to carry out the external quality assurance (EQA) of end-point assessment. This document provides operational guidance about:

  • the OfS’s approach to ensuring end-point assessment organisations are ready to deliver end-point assessment
  • the OfS’s approach to monitoring the quality of end-point assessment
  • the assessment team
  • the assessment reports.            To read the article click here

Pearson have published a policy paper on the Lifelong Learning Entitlement

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