Knowledge exchange concordat: high-level implementation plan

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This document provides high-level information on how the KE concordat will be implemented across the UK and detailed information on implementation in England. The knowledge exchange concordat has been created to facilitate the development, enhancement and transparency of the wide range of knowledge exchange (KE) activities performed by higher education providers, and to support the partnerships integral to their success. 

Knowledge exchange concordat  

The knowledge exchange concordat, including its eight principles, was published in by UUK in April 2020. To find out more and read the KE concordat visit the report webpage.

Knowledge exchange concordat portal 

The knowledge exchange concordat potal includes information about the concordat and its guiding principles, upcoming events and FAQs. 


UUK response to government’s interim response to the Augar review, post-qualifications admissions consultation and TEF

21 January 2021
UUK has responded to government’s interim response to the Augar review, post-qualifications admissions consultation and TEF

Majority of adult learners would upskill at university if given the chance

21 October 2020
New polling by Savanta ComRes for Universities UK has revealed that 82% of prospective students in England who are either unemployed, at risk of unemployment, or looking to learn new skills would be keen to study individual modules of a university degree.


Two people are sitting next to each other at a computer, one is teaching the other a new skill

Laying the foundations for a skills-led recovery

29 January 2021
​Following the publication of the UK government’s Skills for jobs white paper, Greg Wade, UUK’s policy lead on innovation, growth, employability and skills, studies its proposals and makes the case for a ‘whole skills approach’.


Pathways and flexibility are key to supporting lifelong learning

18 December 2020
Dave Phoenix, Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University, argues that if we are to facilitate lifelong learning and avoid ‘educational dead ends’, universities must play a core role in qualification design.