Students in schools encounter a staggering amount of information from social media. Adweek reports that the average social media user sees 285 pieces of content, totalling some 54,000 words, every day. By age 18, 88% of young adults regularly get new..
Jo Owens, Director Ethical Leadership, Lichfield Cathedral School, explains their programme to make the best of the school’s strengths, and gives examples of its early benefits…
For all types of schools, it can seem like an impossible task to priori..
HEPI’s new Director of Policy and Advocacy, Dr Diana Beech, provides a summary of our annual Policy Briefing Day.
If ever there was a good day to hold a conference on higher education policy developments, it was yesterday – the day the Higher Educat..
Mr Gorilla update
You have to hand it to him: he’s now reached the last leg of the London marathon – 21 miles completed at the time of writing. We’ve got your back in Unis Wales, Mr Gorilla – particularly as our Political and Public Affairs Policy A..
Following the conclusion of higher education pay negotiations, the employers have made a full and final offer on pay for 2017-2018.
The final pay offer gives extra increases to the lower paid, between 2.4% and 1.7% up to pay point 16.
The lowest pa..
Issue Date: 28/04/2017
Meeting papers from the 98th meeting of the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council.
Agenda – Board meeting 28 April 2017 [PDF]
SFC17 34 – ..
“A crisis in health and social care” is a phrase which seems almost as common in current news coverage as “Southern Rail strike” or “President Trump tweeted”. Stories of hospitals and social care services stretched almost to breaking point are rarely..
Oxford University has apologised for saying that avoiding eye contact could be “everyday racism” after it was accused of discriminating against autistic people.
The claim was included in a list of “racial micro-aggressions” in an equality and diversi..
Issue Date: 28/04/2017
This guidance sets out the conditions for use by colleges of the childcare funds for academic year 2017-18.
SFC/GD/03/2017 – Childcare Policy 20..
Both the House of Commons and the House of Lords have agreed on the text of the Higher Education and Research Bill. The Bill received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 becoming an Act of Parliament (law).
Higher Education and Research Bill 2016-17 Su..