NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Showing all 7 results Save | Export
Beech, Diana – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
At the start of 2018, the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) was approached by the parliamentary Joint Committee for Human Rights (JCHR) to conduct an independent piece of research into the efficacy of university codes of practice on freedom of speech. The research formed part of the evidence base for the JCHR's 2017/18 inquiry into whether…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Freedom of Speech, Universities, Foreign Countries
Bekhradnia, Bahram; Beech, Diana – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
Between 2002 and 2013, the Higher Education Policy Institute produced a number of reports that discussed trends in demand for higher education and factors that would influence future demand, focusing on demand in England only. This report reviews how things stand now, in the very different policy environment to that which existed in 2011, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Policy
Hillman, Nick – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
HEPI's response to the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding covers the following 10 areas: (1) Part-time learners; (2) Differential fees; (3) Maintenance grants; (4) Mixed funding model; (5) Uses of tuition fees; (6) Misunderstanding among applicants; (7) Outreach versus spending on bursaries; (8) Accounting treatment of student loans; (9)…
Descriptors: Part Time Students, Fees, Grants, Financial Support
Fielden, John; Middlehurst, Robin – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2017
In this HEPI paper, two authors with considerable expertise in evaluating higher education systems around the world assess higher education institutions that are not funded directly by taxpayers--known in the UK as alternative providers. Since the start of the century, alternative providers have been growing rapidly. This raises a number of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Private Education, Institutional Characteristics, Access to Education
Kelly, Scott – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2017
The dramatic rise in the number of university students holding BTECs [Business and Technology Education Councils] raises important questions about the purpose of the qualification and whether it should be treated by policymakers as part of an academic or vocational pathway. Scott Kelly discusses these issues and makes a number of recommendations…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Academic Standards, Student Characteristics, Enrollment Rate
Darian, Louisa – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2016
The Government is committed to introducing a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) to assess the quality of teaching and learning in higher education. Designing the right solution is challenging. There is no off-the-shelf solution from other countries that we can lift. But we can learn lessons from other sectors. This pamphlet explores rating…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Benchmarking
Hillman, Nick; Robinson, Nicholas – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2016
Young men are significantly less likely to enter higher education than young women, and they are also more likely to drop out and less likely to achieve a highly-graded degree. There are many causes and the disparity in educational achievement starts long before higher education. Yet, while this issue is better understood than it was, there has…
Descriptors: Males, College Students, Underachievement, Gender Differences