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Mind the gender gap

Hepi publishes pay gap rankings and the OfS wants to know how to distribute grants

At some universities, the median gender pay gap is 0 per cent. Unfortunately, at five providers it is more than double the sector average of 11.5 per cent—and at one of those institutions it is more than 40 per cent. We’ll name those names in a moment.

This morning, the Higher Education Policy Institute—with Durham University—publishes its latest policy paper, taking aim at gender pay gaps in higher education. It finds that the sector as a whole has a smaller pay gap than the national average and that things have been improving significantly since 2017. This is encouraging, clearly.

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