ERIC Number: ED447769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education in Further Education Colleges: Indirectly Funded Partnerships: Codes of Practice for Franchise and Consortia Arrangements. Report.
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol.
This report provides codes of practice for two types of indirectly funded partnerships entered into by higher education institutions and further education sector colleges: franchises and consortia. The codes of practice set out guidance on the principles that should be reflected in the franchise and consortia agreements that underpin indirectly funded partnerships, together with introductory commentaries on their application. Institutions wishing to establish a consortium for the purpose of distributing Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) funding require the agreement of the HEFCE so that funding arrangements can be implemented. Institutions should use the code of practice on franchising to review existing franchise arrangements. Institutions should review existing indirectly funded franchise agreements to see how far they meet the principles of the franchise code. This report details seven principles of effective indirectly funded franchise partnerships and six principles of effective consortia. Appended are a checklist for consortium agreements and indirectly funded partnerships: institutions' responsibilities. (SM)
Descriptors: Consortia, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Franchising, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Shared Resources and Services
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QD, England, United Kingdom. Tel: 0117-931-7317; Fax: 0117-931-7203; Web site: http://www.hefce.ac.uk.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol.