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The future of quality in England

Higher education in England enjoys a world-leading reputation, thanks to the quality of its provision and student experience.

With the emerging opportunities presented by the Lifelong Loan Entitlement, the expansion of degree apprenticeships and the role of artificial intelligence, there is now an opportunity to reflect on on how to ensure the quality system in England is fit for the future.

In this policy series, we will publish blogs, deep dives and other resources to help policymakers understand the role they can play in strengthening the quality system to support institutions in meeting the needs of students, the economy and wider society in an evolving landscape.



An English quality system fit for the future

This report considers how to strengthen the system that oversees quality in English higher education to ensure it is fit for the future.

An English higher education quality system fit for the future - policy briefing

Publication date: 18 Sep 2023

Definition of quality

This short document is designed to help policymakers and other stakeholders understand what is meant by ‘quality’ in UK higher education.

Definition of quality

Publication date: 11 Sep 2023