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‘Nothing wrong’ with ‘easily fixable’ university funding model

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Former universities minister says simple tweaks to system would resolve issues in England

There is “nothing wrong” with the current university funding model in England—except for “two easily fixable flaws”, according to former universities and science minister Jo Johnson.

Writing in a Higher Education Policy Institute report, Johnson said that tying tuition fees to inflation, and linking the amount that universities can charge to their performance in the Teaching Excellence Framework, would resolve concerns about the sustainability of the current funding model.

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