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Parliamentary briefing: Ensuring sufficiency of supply in trainee teachers in England

A briefing for parliamentarians setting out the important role universities play in the training of new teachers, with recommendations about how to address some current issues with teacher recruitment, retention and professional development.

News

Universities UK calls for salary cap to be set at £21k to protect key higher education workers

12 February 2019
Vivienne Stern, Director of Universities UK International, has today (Tuesday 12 February) called on the government to lower the proposed salary requirement for EEA workers to gain a high-skilled work visa; to £21,000.

HEPI report on qualifications gap

23 August 2018
Universities UK response to the new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) calling on universities to reverse the collapse in technical education in England.

Blog

Budget 2018 – key points for universities

30 October 2018
While there were no headline policies on higher education this year, Mark Condren digs into the documents underpinning the Budget to find announcements of interest to universities.

Anything for universities at the Labour and Conservative conferences?

4 October 2018
Political Affairs Officer Mark Condren rounds up events from the 2018 Labour and Conservative party conferences, with a particular lookout for any university-related discussions.