Simon Baker is data editor. He has been at Times Higher Education since May 2010 and was previously news editor. Before joining THE, he worked for eight years as a reporter and news editor at the Press Association. He studied at the University of Bristol for a BSc in Economics and Politics and also holds a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism from City University.
Simon Baker explores the mechanics of the teaching excellence framework to determine if it was fair, if universities will attempt to game it, if it will win public favour and if it will change in future iterations