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OfS has published a new measure which helps to project how likely students are to both complete their course and then go onto find professional employment.

The new Proceed metric is an experimental tool to help separate marketing promises from the reality of achievement and progression. OfS chief executive Nicola Dandridge explains the rationale.

To read Nicola Dandridge’s Blog on WONKHE click here


Pearson HE Innovate Awards 2021

The inaugural Pearson HE Innovate Awards Programme has been launched to recognise and reward academics and higher education professionals who have developed innovative ways to teach and support their students. You are invited to submit a short summary of your project using the template provided via our HE Innovate Awards 2021 submissions page. Please complete and submit your project summary by 4th July 2021


OfS ‘Student return to University 2021’ guidance not applicable to HE in FE providers

OfS FAQ’s are applicable to university providers but not to further education (FE) providers who offer higher education qualifications. FE providers should follow the advice in this link


New report says the public value vocational FE more than academic HE -Click Newsletter

In 2020, around 37% of school leavers aged 18 in the UK entered HE, and around 25% of those school-leavers went on to vocational study in FE. However, a new report published on 22 April by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) and the Further Education Trust for Leadership (FETL) based on research carried out by the polling company Opinium  To read the full report from Alan Birks click on this link