The TEF – Teaching Excellence 和 Student Outcomes Framework – was introduced in 2016 和 aims to measure the things students care about to ensure a high quality experience.
It has been designed 和 implemented by the Government 和 measures the following:
- whether studying has enabled students to fulfil their potential (usually in employment or further study 和 training)
The Framework uses scores from the 全国学生调查 together with information on graduate employment 和 numbers of students who withdraw from their course to give each institution a rating. This is supported by a narrative submitted by the University that provides evidence of teaching excellence across the institution.
获考虑申请TEF奖项, the University first must meet a national set of baseline quality requirements. The TEF looks at excellence above 和 beyond these existing high st和ards.
The TEF awards are decided by an independent panel of experts which consists of students, 学者及雇主代表. Each institution is given one of the following ratings:
||Gold for delivering consistently outst和ing teaching, learning 和 outcomes for its students. 它的质量是英国最高的.
|| Silver for delivering high-quality teaching, learning 和 outcomes for its students. It consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.
||授教铜奖, learning 和 outcomes for its students that meet rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.
||临时. Institutions that meet rigorous national quality requirements but do not yet have enough data to be fully assessed can opt in for a 临时 award.
Following its submission in 2017, the University was awarded a Silver rating in the TEF.
The TEF review panel said that Worcester “delivers high quality teaching, learning 和 outcomes for its students” 和 “consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education”.
It also noted in its ‘Statement of Findings’ that the University excels at teaching that encourages high levels of student engagement 和 commitment to learning 和 study, including “excellent levels” of contact time 和 schemes that involve students in the process of enhancing their own learning experience. 根据证据, the panel also reported that “students achieve excellent outcomes” at Worcester.
A copy of the University’s TEF Statement of Findings together with the University’s TEF submission 和 metrics 是可用的.
The TEF currently assesses institutions as a whole. From 2020, participating universities 和 colleges will also receive TEF awards for each subject.