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    Call for Evidence in Degree Apprenticeship Inquiry

    The Higher Education Commission is very pleased to officially call for evidence for its latest inquiry into Degree Apprenticeships.

    The Higher Education Commission’s seventh inquiry examines Degree Apprenticeships and is co-chaired by Lord Norton of Louth and Smita Jamdar

    Read more here.

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    HE Commission launches report: Staying Ahead - Are International Students Going Down Under?

     

    The Higher Education Commission is today releasing research that recommends a 12-point plan for protecting the UK’s gold standard international HE sector. Our higher education sector is world leading for the number of international student enrolments, second only to the USA, and the Commission wants our fifth biggest service sector in the economy to flourish, not flat line.

    Read more here.

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    Geoff with his IOE Director’s portrait in 2007, painted by Trinidad Ball FPS

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    HE Commission remembers the legacy of Geoff Whitty CBE

    Higher Education Commission and Policy Connect remembers the legacy of Professor Geoff Whitty CBE, Director Emeritus of the UCL Institute of Education and founding member of the Higher Education Commission. 

    It is with great sadness that we announce Geoff Whitty, a founding member of the Higher Education Commission, has passed away. Geoff was instrumental in establishing the Higher Education Commission and over the years provided Policy Connect staff with guidance and support. 

    For a further appreciation of his work, please read here

     

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    HE Commission calls for evidence on higher education exports inquiry

    The Higher Education Commission is very pleased to officially call for evidence for its latest inquiry into higher education exports.

    The Higher Education Commission’s sixth inquiry examines higher education exports and is co-chaired by Lord Norton of Louth and Professor Simon Marginson

    Read more here.  

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    HE Commission launches fifth inquiry report

    The Higher Education Commission released its fifth inquiry report, One Size Won't Fit All: The Challenges Facing the Office for Students, in Parliament.

    The report launched in Parliament on Thursday 14th September and followed a ten month inquiry co-chaired by Lord Norton of Louth and Professor Joy Carter.

    Read more here.

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.

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