More than half of university staff say recent policy changes have caused an increase in bullying – and that institutions aren’t doing enough to tackle the issue survey by Guardian Higher Education network.
A plan by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills to reduce complexity and administrative burdens in the further education and skills sector, despite improving some processes, has had only limited impact on providers’ costs.
official YouTube channel of Learning Technology and Innovation (LTI) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). 36 minute recording of event held in October 2014 covering the DigiLit Leicester project, a partnership between the Council, De Montfort University, and 23 secondary schools. Over the last two years, the project has developed a shared definition of what digital literacy looks like situated in professional practice, identified strengths and gaps across the city, and been instrumental in developing confidence across Leicester’s secondary and specialist education schools workforce.
Alternative providers (APs) play an increasingly important role in widening access to higher education, promoting innovation in programme design and delivery, and enhancing student choice.
Yet there is a continuing perception among APs that they suffer from the lack of a “level playing field” in the way public and private institutions are regulated, inhibiting their capacity to operate effectively in the higher education market.