The growing and widening importance of higher education, its purposes and its stakeholders have created a complex sector. Investigating itself is a mark of maturity and a centre for higher education research offers a vehicle through which institutional, sector and policy issues can be located and encouraged.
The activities of the higher education special interest group and network (SIGN) will centre around four core areas:
The higher education SIGN aims to:
Sub groups will meet monthly and their function will include invited speakers, written groups, research spotting and applying. Main groups will work across the university to co-ordinate research teams and publications.
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