Friday, 8 April 2011

Fwd: Next HEP meeting 17th May. and also information about HEP network meeting for the rest of year.

Dear All


Next Higher Education Policy meeting is on 17th May

Please see below details.


SRHE Higher Educational Policy Network


Higher Education Funding Policy: A historical and contemporary analysis


Tuesday 17th May, 4-6.30pm at London Metropolitan University, 166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 6RP

(Room No BEL1-09 in the main Tower Building)


This seminar focuses on the very topical issue of higher education funding policy, offering an opportunity to bring a historical perspective to current policy developments and to consider the potential impacts both locally and globally. The speakers are:


Professor Claire Callender, Birkbeck College and Institute of Education, University of London.

A critical assessment of the Government's reforms of student funding - all change or no change?

This paper will examine how student financial support has changed over time and critically analyse the Government's planned reforms, locating them within a historical policy perspective.


Dr Vincent Carpentier, Institute of Education, University of London

Public-private substitution of funding and provision in higher education: national and global implications

This paper will explore the historical connections and tensions between funding, equity and quality policies in HE with a particular focus on the origins and implications of public-private funding in the global context.


Tea and coffee will be available at 4pm and the event will start at 4.15. At 6pm, there will be an opportunity to continue informal discussions of the issues raised in both papers over a glass of wine or juice.


For further details about the Higher Education Policy Network, please contact the network convenor,

Prof. Carole Leathwood, Institute for Policy Studies in Education, London Metropolitan University,


Network Events are free to SRHE members as part of their membership package.

Delegate fees for non members: £25 (students £20).                                                                                                                                  

To register for this event please contact




Also please find attached list of all Higher Education Policies network meetings for the rest of year. All this information can be found on our website


Many thanks


Nicola Manches

Administration Assistant


44 Bedford Row

London WC1R 4LL

020 7447 2525


David Andrew,
Head of Academic Practice

The Learning Institute at Queen Mary, University of London

Mile End, London E1 4NS



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