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Finding a new chapter and verse

Finding a new chapter and verse

On 11th October 2017 a consultation on the future of the UK Quality Code was published by the UK Standing Committee for Quality Assessment (UKSCQA) – a new committee made-up of the UK funding bodies, UUK and GuildHE with a remit to review the baseline regulatory requirements – with a deadline for responses of 13th … Continue reading

A new model for TNE review

A new model for TNE review

In February 2017 QAA published its handbook for Transnational Education (TNE) Review, which is one part of the new quality assessment framework conceived by HEFCE with QAA winning the tender to undertake this particular area of work. TNE Review is ‘the review process through which QAA, on behalf of the funding bodies and the sector … Continue reading

TNE Review heading for the long grass

Since my post of 2nd June 2014 covering the consultation results for a proposed review method for transnational education, the announcement by HEFCE regarding future arrangements for quality assurance casts doubt on whether there will be a separate method. The consultation report concluded that TNE (Transnational Education) review and Higher Education Review (HER) should be … Continue reading

Higher Education Review: post-publication report

This post serves as an update to a previous post on the QAA’s ‘Higher Education Review’ consultation. The revised review method has since been published for use from 2013/14 onwards. http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/CircularLetters/Pages/CL-12-13.aspx Summary: the QAA’s Chief Executive notes that the QAA have taken heed of the consultation responses in many areas. A basic analysis reveals that where … Continue reading