What are metrics good for?

Last week, the CDBU’s Professor Dorothy Bishop gave a terrific lecture looking at what metrics can offer in evaluating universities – and where they fail. If you were unlucky to miss it, here’s your chance to listen to the lecture. You can view the...

TEF: so what is a ‘subject’?

Opinion piece by Professor G. R. Evans The subject-based Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) promises to give prospective university students clear, easy-to-understand information so that they can see at a glance where ‘excellent teaching and...