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The HE Green Paper: five things we know and five speculations

By Blog Editor, IOE Digital, on 9 November 2015

Chris Husbands
Jo Johnson, the minister for higher education, has now published the government’s eagerly awaited Green Paper on the future of universities. It’s a long document, at almost 35,000 words. Most of the immediate press coverage related to the prospects for tuition fees and the new Teaching Excellence Framework, but the document says much else besides. There are some things we know now, and as a result of those, some speculations we can make about the future of universities. (more…)