Opinion

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celebrate, cheer, tef results

Emilie Murphy calls on those who challenged the teaching excellence framework methodology in the past to stop sharing their university ratings with pride

women in engineering

On International Women in Engineering Day, Alice Larkin decries the slow progress on improving gender balance in her discipline

The TEF will do ‘more than any single step in history’ to change the landscape of teaching in British universities, argues Anthony Seldon

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Key figures from the world of higher education respond to the publication of the TEF results. This page will be updated regularly – please refresh the page for latest response 

Leader

Bear reaching for golden stars

The TEF results will not halt universities’ unease about the exercise, the prospect of gaming the system or anxiety about long-term consequences

THE Scholarly Web

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Weekly transmissions from the blogosphere

The Poppletonian

TEF comments

The official weekly newsletter of the University of Poppleton. Finem respice!

From Where I Sit

From Where I Sit illustration (27 August 2015)

Brian Bloch considers the attacks against two Humboldt University scholars in the internet age

Blogs

celebrate, cheer, tef results

Emilie Murphy calls on those who challenged the teaching excellence framework methodology in the past to stop sharing their university ratings with pride

women in engineering

On International Women in Engineering Day, Alice Larkin decries the slow progress on improving gender balance in her discipline

The TEF will do ‘more than any single step in history’ to change the landscape of teaching in British universities, argues Anthony Seldon

People with speech bubbles above heads (illustration)

Key figures from the world of higher education respond to the publication of the TEF results. This page will be updated regularly – please refresh the page for latest response 

Columnists

Felipe Fernández-Armesto illustration

The American system isn’t ideal but it beats the UK’s, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Stephen Curry columnist illustration

Being head of undergraduate studies was an eye-opener for Stephen Curry

Shahidha Bari columnist illustration

Shahidha Bari on academics’ strange relationship with the idea of failure

Sally Feldman columnist illustration

Older academics need to make room for the young, says Sally Feldman

Podcasts

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The results of the TEF discussed by the Times Higher Education editorial team

Australian dollars

Senior figures from Australian higher education discuss the changes announced in May's budget