The Teaching Excellence Framework: Assessing quality in Higher Education Contents


Terms of Reference

1 Introduction

The quality of UK higher education

Fulfilling our potential: the Government’s Green Paper

Assessing quality in higher education: our inquiry

2 The Teaching Excellence Framework

Teaching quality in higher education institutions

Metrics in the TEF

Metrics and widening participation

Conclusions on metrics

3 Timetable for introduction of the TEF and link to tuition fees

The link with tuition fees


Subject or institutional level?

4 The institutional architecture

5 Wider implications across the UK

Quality assessment and devolution

Teaching quality and research

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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