Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (United Kingdom)

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Discussion paper

6 Nov 2015

This consultation contains proposals to reshape the higher education landscape to have students at its heart. Its core aims are to raise teaching standards, provide greater focus on graduate employability, widen participation in higher education, and open up the sector to new high-quality entrants....


1 Nov 2014

The sharing economy allows people to share property, resources, time and skills across online platforms. This can unlock previously unused, or under-used assets – helping people make money from their empty spare room and the tools in their sheds they use once a year. It...


18 Sep 2013

This survey of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Online Distance Learning (ODL) literature aims to capture the state of knowledge and opinion about MOOCs and ODL, how they are evolving, and to identify issues that are important, whether consensual or controversial.



14 Jun 2013

This is the government’s initial response to the recommendations from The UK Administrative Data Research Network: Improving Access for Research and Policy (53) , the report of the Administrative Data Taskforce (ADT).

The UK government broadly supports the recommendations and will work with the...


8 Dec 2011

This strategy sets out the Government’s approach to boosting business investment in innovation and ensuring UK success in the global economy. Universities and research, entrepreneurship and risk taking, greater connections between people and organisations, and a more open environment will all be at the heart...

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