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Wednesday, 25 January 2012


EVENT - Institutional Policies and Procedures for Managing Student Plagiarism 
Wheatley Campus, Oxford Brookes University
14 June 2012

ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) announces its Sixth Plagiarism event will be held in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

This one day event will explore current issues and strategies for managing student plagiarism in higher education. It will focus on developing institutional approaches, policies and practice. There will be opportunities to discuss current concerns, share good practice and consider valuable developments.

NEWS - HEA’s employer engagement publication 
The HEA has published Learning from experience in employer engagement, which shares the learning from higher education institutions (HEIs) involved in projects to enhance their employer engagement policy and practices so that all HEIs can make informed decisions when embarking upon their own employer-responsive provision.

NEWS - Action on Access launches Associates Network 
Action on Access in its new 2012 role is developing a national network of ‘AonA Associates’, building a strong collective network of colleagues from all sections of the HE access and widening participation community to work together, drawing on and harnessing the enormous expertise that has been established.

This is intended to be one new mechanism to ensure that despite the ending of the HEFCE funding for a WP national coordination Action on Access will continue its important role as a national coordinator and facilitator in this uncertain and turbulent landscape.

CALL – for comments on QAA consultation
UK Quality Code for Higher Education, Part C: Information about higher education provision - Draft for consultation

Closing date: 24 February 2012

This QAA consultation invites comments on the new reference point relating to UK higher education providers’ information about themselves and the higher education they offer.

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