Introduction

The Higher Education Authority is reviewing the model used for allocating recurrent grant funding to institutes of technology, universities and colleges. An independent Expert Panel is leading this work for the HEA. This is a critical exercise that will shape the future direction, performance and impact of higher education. As such, it is important that the review considers a range of perspectives on how the funding model should develop. Views are now being sought on the set of principles which should underpin the model and the features and drivers of the allocation methodology.
 
The scoping paper, available here, sets out the overall approach to undertaking the review. To ensure a focused analysis of the complex issues to be considered, structured responses are invited to a series of questions.  There is also an opportunity to provide any additional comments. A strict word count limit applies in each case. 

The deadline for responses is Friday 24th February 2017. Thank you very much for your help in contributing to this important exercise.   

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