The Higher Education Commission launches its fifth inquiry, which aims to investigate innovation in alternative models of delivering Higher Education.
The six-month inquiry is chaired by Lord Norton of Louth and Professor Joy Carter, Vice Chancellor of the University of Winchester. The inquiry’s final report will be launched in June 2017 and will make a series of key recommendations designed to promote good practice within the sector.
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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has expressed its support for the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)’s announcement that it has made another step towards developing its central data collection. HESA has put out a call for a partner in its Data Futures Programme as part of its move towards modernising the use of data in the sector.Read more
The Higher Education Commission has published its fourth inquiry report, 'From Bricks to Clicks: The Potential of Data and Analytics in Higher Education'.
The report finds that data analytics has the potential to transform the higher education sector, but cautions that UK institutions are currently not making the most of the opportunities in this area.
The Higher Education Commission is an independent body made up of leaders from the education sector, the business community and the three major political parties. The Commission examines higher education policy, holds evidence-based inquiries, and produces written reports with recommendations for policymakers.