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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The starting terms of reference for the Dearing Report were established through bipartisan political support.
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.
Since then there had been national developments, including the Dearing Report, which sought to increase the number of CE schools and a White Paper advocating an increase in the number of faith schools.
The Dearing Report, published in 1997, also recognises teaching, learning, scholarship and research.
The Dearing Report in Britain has especial interest at this time of change in higher education.
The long-awaited Dearing Report, due out this week, is expected to be a bombshell for students.
He highlighted the 1997 Dearing Report which concluded the only way to expand higher education beyond availability to a small elite was to get graduates to contribute.
The Government abolished grants and introduced fees in 1998 in response to the Dearing Report on higher education funding, but rejected its recommendation of a 50-50 com-bination of non-repayable grants and subsidised loans.
The scheme will accelerate the distortions that picked up speed with the abolition of student maintenance grants in the hasty government reaction to the Dearing Report and the introduction of the first round of fees.