Guardian HE network: The Teaching Excellence Framework: can higher education up its game?

Our chief executive Maddalaine features in an extensive look at the proposed Teaching Excellence Framework in the Guardian HE Network.

“…The inclusion of employability statistics could also disadvantage some universities and give students a skewed picture. Comparing the employability data for say, philosophy and nursing could be misleading.

“Measuring excellence in a research-intensive university that’s teaching an academic subject might look very different from a university that’s running a nursing or teacher training course – and that might look different again from a conservatoire that’s trying to prepare people for life as a freelance musician,” says Maddalaine Ansell, chief executive of the higher education network University Alliance.”

Read the full article here.

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