Quality assurance

Quality control
November 24, 2015

European Quality Assurance Forum told ‘surprisingly little work’ conducted on value of members’ activities

Judy Clements, incoming chief executive of the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education
November 5, 2015

Judy Clements to join Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education next April

Grand opening
November 4, 2015

Mike Ratcliffe looks at why institutions have traditionally had to serve an ‘apprenticeship’, ahead of Green Paper set to change the rules

Derelict barn against cloudy blue sky
October 29, 2015

Fifteen per cent of recommendations issued to further education colleges by watchdog relate to courses leading to the FTSE 100 firm’s qualifications

Students at Al-Azhar University
October 27, 2015

Higher Education Regulatory Funding Authority set up with British support

Stepping stones
October 24, 2015

University Campus Suffolk researchers find ‘natural progression’ into higher education is not found at every institution

Abandoned Volkswagen Beetle
October 16, 2015

Move would jeopardise sector’s global brand, senior figures warn

German butter experts at work, Niedersachsenhalle, Hannover
October 8, 2015

Interim chief executive Douglas Blackstock warns teaching excellence framework will lack credibility without external assessment

Man held back by red tape
October 1, 2015

Increased role for governing bodies also questioned in responses to Hefce’s quality assessment consultation

Dominoes aligned
September 11, 2015

Report recommends that branch campuses are scrutinised within institutional reviews of UK awarding bodies

Bahrain skyline
August 26, 2015

Agency to design and conduct nationwide inspection regime

Raila Odinga, Kenya’s prime minister between 2008 and 2013
August 25, 2015

Former presidential candidate says institutions must deliver courses more cheaply and that student loan burden must be eased

Somali National University students, Mogadishu
August 20, 2015

The ineffectiveness of the Mogadishu government is not stopping university leaders from trying to drive up standards

Student considering plagiarism
August 18, 2015

Older papers with unattributed material had higher similarity index than more recent ones

People looking through a fence
August 13, 2015

UK’s quality body rejects funding council proposals to scrap institutional reviews

National Autonomous University of Mexico
August 13, 2015

Sector needs national standards and more industry links to drive and sustain economy, say experts

Dangerous currents warning sign on beach, Australia
August 1, 2015

QAA chief Anthony McClaran, who is soon to take over Teqsa, tells Chris Havergal that Down Under they have pioneered a risk- and data-based system

England, Oxfordshire, Henley Regatta, people under cover
July 30, 2015

Madeleine Atkins calls for ‘alignment and synergy’ between assessment regimes

Quality Assurance Agency chief executive Anthony McClaran
July 27, 2015

Former Ucas head to join Australia's higher education regulator

Two judges wearing identical tweed jackets are assisted by two other officials, also wearing the same red sweatshirts, are measuring oversized runner beans during the vegetable Olympics
July 16, 2015

Hepi report recommends more practice-led courses guided by employer needs, with further education colleges playing a ‘larger role’