Dearing Report


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Dearing Report

the report of the National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education, chaired by Sir Ron Dearing in 1997 in response to MASS HIGHER EDUCATION, and a perceived ‘funding crisis’, in higher education in the UK. The Report proposed a variety of approaches to tuition fees and also argued for innovations in teaching and learning.
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Did the Dearing Report of 1997 signal a step-change in how universities and unions work together by changing the playing field from one where students received grants, to one where students become paying customers?
LABOUR, in attacking the coalition government''s hiking of tuition fees - to pounds 27,000 plus for a degree - refers to the 1997 Dearing report which recommends the joint funding between government and undergraduates of degree courses.
The resulting Dearing Report has become one of the foundations of modern British education.
He added: 'I am particularly interested in the opportunity that the Dearing Report gives to us in encouraging us to have more church secondary schools.
I shall briefly describe two examples of the 'post-historical university' as articulated in two of these reports: the Dearing Report (United Kingdom) and the West Report (Australia).
Strength of public anger over the abolition of student grants and the introduction of tuition fees took Labour by surprise during the General Election and Mrs Hodge confirmed the government was looking at streamlining the system it introduced in 1997 when it scrapped grants and introduced tuition fees in the wake of the Dearing Report on university funding.
This paper considers the limitations (excluding funding) of the UK Dearing Report and likely influences of what might be considered `Dearingesque proposals', increasingly invoked throughout the world as `solutions' to the challenges of `the learning society'.
And that was before the Dearing Report recommendation that all but the poorest students and their parents will have to pay tuition fees.
Wilson was speaking after publication of the Dearing Report which includes findings from a separate Scottish Committee.
Higher Education Minister Alan Johnson said that all the options were set out in the Dearing Report -1997's major review of higher education funding.
DRWilliams was writing in the wake of the Dearing report into Church schools, issued last year, which urged the expansion of such schools.