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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.

To read the full report click here

 


Wonkhe -The question of “value for money” has been floating around English higher education since the advent of £9k fees

Debbie McVitty Editor of Wonkhe posted this Blog

read here


Two new reports published by the OfS:- The evaluation challenge: understanding what works in access and participation

Two new reports published by the OfS add to a growing body of knowledge about the impact of access and participation activities and identify ways to overcome the challenges of evaluation.

Richard Shiner, Head of Access and Participation Evaluation, discusses the reports in our latest blog post.

to read the Blog and reports click here


MEG Publication– Managing Higher Education in a College

The driving force behind commissioning these Case Studies was provided by MEG members themselves, who consider continuous improvement and sharing good practice as a key element of good HE management. The full document can be accessed in the ‘policies and research’ section of the Website.

To see the executive summary click here