Reducing burden, or just moving it about a bit?

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Something that’s not going to affect many people out there in the real world, but still, a step in the right direction:

Trac burden cut after Hefce review

Universities are to benefit from a reduced administrative burden in supplying information about their costs, but government pressure to give more of such data to students has met with a cool response. (timeshighereducation.co.uk)

Having said that, for me that administrative burden is coming from a different direction. For instance this, thankfully not from my place…

Thousands of Winchester students lose out on loan money

Nearly 2,000 Winchester students have each lost out on £400 of student loan funding due to an admin blunder. (hampshirechronicle.co.uk)

Author: Terry Madeley

I work with student data and enjoy reading about art and design, data, education and technology.

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