The majority of private higher education colleges are meeting nationally agreed quality and standards checks.
A study of review outcomes for 38 alternative providers of higher education (APs), conducted by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) in 2015-16, identified the following:
- 80% received a positive outcome, a higher proportion than in previous years
- APs performed better than further education colleges, of which around 30% received one or more negative judgements
- four APs were commended for their student learning opportunities
- high performing APs are more likely to have…