Designation of a body to perform the assessment functions for higher education in England

Closes 22 Dec 2017

Opened 19 Oct 2017

Overview

This consultation sets out the role of the Designated Quality Body and seeks views on the suitability of QAA to fulfil the role.

 

Why We Are Consulting

This consultation sets out the role of the Designated Quality Body and the functions that it must carry out. It follows an invitation for expressions of interest in the role which closed on 19 September, and to which one body (QAA) provided a submission. That submission is provided for download from the consultation page.

This consultation seeks your views on the suitability of QAA to fulfil the role of the Designated Quality Body.

Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (HERA) consultations

This consultation is part of a suite of consultations currently taking place on the implementation of HERA. We would encourage respondents to cross-refer and respond to the related consultations, where relevant. The consultations that form the suite may be viewed by clicking the links at the bottom of the page:

  • Securing student success: risk-based regulation for teaching excellence, social mobility and informed choice in higher education
  • Simplifying Access to the Market: Degree Awarding Powers and University Title
  • Office for Students: registration fees (stage 2)
  • Designation of a body for English higher education information
  • Designation of a body to perform the assessment functions for higher education in England

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Audiences

  • All

Interests

  • HE