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What does meaningful education for sustainability look like? New series of short video resources available

Can students’ grades improve too much? Join us for our final QAA at 25 event

Putting the principles into practice: New QAA advice to support external examining


Modular learning by design and not by default

10/11/22 - Dr Charles Wiffen, Head of Academic Portfolio Development, Bath Spa University

Reading Classics online: Staff and student perspectives

07/11/22 - Annabelle Mansell, Samantha Sharman and Jamie Wood from the University of Lincoln

The independence imperative: 25 years of QAA

03/11/22 - Professor Simon Gaskell, Chair of the QAA Board

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Specialist and Independent Provider HE Policy and Practice Network

November 29 - 2022


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December 2 - 2022


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December 6 - 2022



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