The Office for Students publishes its consultation on student outcomes
In a piece of wisdom often attributed to former New Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell, should a bad political situation dominate media headlines for a week (12 days, a fortnight, delete as applicable) then the person in the middle of that situation is toast. The ‘partygate’ debacle has been rumbling on since before Christmas, with no immediate end in sight, even if the political career of the person at the heart of it is probably brown bread.
While we have been waiting for Sue Gray, higher education headlines this week have also been dominated by a single issue. On Monday, we commented on The Telegraph’s take on ‘low-quality’ courses; and on Tuesday, we covered Universities UK’s Framework for Programme Reviews in England.