ERIC Number: ED453714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Additional Student Places and Funds, 2000-01: Outcome of Bids. Report.
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol.
This document announces the outcome of bids for additional student places and funds for 2000-2001. Each year the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) allocates additional funded students places in response to competitive bids. The framework for allocating these extra numbers is designed to enable institutions to respond to changes in student demand, to employment and regional needs, and to national priorities, as well as giving students the opportunity to study at the institution of their choice. The HEFCE invited bids that would support a number of key objectives, including widening access, rewarding high quality learning and teaching, improving employability, and providing vocational programs below degree level. The HEFCE received 314 bids, 172 from higher education institutions and 142 from further education sector colleges. These bids sought a total of 72,408 additional places; 20,743 new places were allocated. Of these, 8,771 were at the degree level, and 11,972 were below the degree level. When the places from the previous year are rolled forward, allocations for 2000-2001 will increase higher education provision by 17,746 full-time and 34,497 part-time places. Annexes contain tables of allocations of additional student places and funds, a list of the criteria and priorities for bids, and a list of those involved in the allocation process. (Contains 1 figure and 18 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Enrollment, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Resource Allocation, Student Placement
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QD. Tel: 0117-931-7317; Fax: 0117-931-7100; Web site: http://www.hefce.ac.uk.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)