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October 22, 2017
Full article here – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2017/10/12/inside-essay-mills-offering-do-students-work/ Extracts below: It is estimated that the ‘professional essay writing industry’ – services offering to quickly complete any assignment, to any standard, for a fee – is now worth over £100m, providing completed assignments to tens of thousands of students at UK universities every year.  Generally, work ordered from essay...
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Further information here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/office-for-students-regulatory-framework-for-higher-education This consultation sets out the context for the creation of the Office for Students and for the proposed regulatory approach and the detail of that proposed approach. This consultation seeks your views on: the proposed risk-based regulatory approach for the higher education sector the guidance on the conditions, behaviours, and evidence...
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Full article and link to the consultation portal can be found here – https://consult.education.gov.uk/higher-education/degree-awarding-powers-university-title/ The Department for Education (DfE) have invited views on the proposals for the criteria and processes for degree-awarding powers and university title. This consultation seeks views on behalf of the Secretary of State and the new Office for Students (OfS) on...
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Full article here – https://feweek.co.uk/2017/09/22/massive-1bn-fe-loans-underspend-revealed/ Extracts below A massive 58 percent of FE loans funding – amounting to almost £1 billion – has not been spent since 2013, FE Week can reveal. The Student Loans Company, which processes advanced learner loans on behalf of the Education and Skills Funding Agency, revealed that just £652 million in loan-funded...
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Full article here – https://feweek.co.uk/2017/09/29/revealed-200m-adult-education-budget-underspend/ Extracts below: Multiple sources have confirmed to FE Week that around 13 percent of the £1.5 billion AEB budget went unspent in 2016/17 – a situation sector leaders described as “worrying” and “frustrating”. David Hughes, the AoC’s chief executive, said he has been discussing the underspend with the ESFA to...
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