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Data and Metrics in Creative HE

CHEAD Membership & Networking Meeting, Thursday 15th December 2016 at Woburn House The trend towards increasing use of data and machine learning presents great opportunities for design research. However, the increasing reliance on metrics in decision support —...

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CHEAD Policy Review 2016

A very merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our members, partners and collaborators from our Executive Committee and Chair, Prof Anita Taylor.  2016 has given us some very 'interesting times' and the HE policy agenda remains packed for the coming year — so let's...

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APPG – The Future of Creative Education Post-Brexit

This is a presentation given by CHEAD on 14 December 2016 at the All-Party Parliamentary Group Art Craft and Design in Education, House of Commons committee room 12. A 'hard Brexit' may lead to significant impact on staff and student recruitment, competitiveness and...

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Commons debate Immigration Rules – International Students

Yesterday saw a Commons debate secured by Stuart McDonald (SNP) on immigration rules for international students. Scotland is seeking a Scottish post-Brexit visa which stipulates residence in Scotland as a condition and Stuart McDonald summarised indicators of a...

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Preparing for Brexit – urgent responses needed!

There are currently two inquiries taking place to inform Brexit planning — deadlines are very tight and it's crucial that we collate and submit as much evidence as possible. Please email Paula Graham-Gazzard with any evidence which you would like to add to CHEAD's...

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HESA NewDLHE Review Synthesis

HESA's synthesis of responses to the NewDLHE Review was published today. Find a copy of CHEAD's response to the consultation here. Although there are some areas of concern, overall, the synthesis seems positive for the art and design HE sector: Linked data should be...

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Policy Briefing – Brexit and Reshuffle

Reshuffle Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will be pronounced to rhyme with 'days' (apparently) and led by Greg Clark as BEIS Secretary of State. Jesse Norman, Under Secretary, has experience in cultural industries and Nick Hurd, Minister of...

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Consultation: Schools That Work For Everyone

Download full document: Schools that work for everyone: Government consultation Launch date 12 September 2016 | Respond by 12 December 2016 This consultation sets out three areas of secondary school reform including Universities playing a direct role in improving...

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