Can Governments Improve Higher Education Through ‘Informing Choice’?

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Over the past decade higher education policy in England has gradually switched from a stance of ‘government as purchaser’ to ‘government as informer’. During 2012 this policy stance has been intensified through new requirements for the advice provided by schools and the introduction of ‘Key Information Sets’ which are intended to ‘drive up quality’ through informed choice. This paper documents this policy shift and subjects it to critical scrutiny.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-276
Number of pages15
JournalBritish Journal of Educational Studies
Volume60
Issue number3
Early online date4 Sep 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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