Higher Education and Research Bill — Report (1st Day) — 6 Mar 2017 at 17:45

Moved by Lord Lipsey

1: Clause 2, page 2, line 2, leave out “Office for Students” and insert “Office for Higher Education Standards”

Moved by Baroness Garden of Frognal

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

3: Schedule 1, page 78, line 29, at end insert-“( ) The report must include a statement regarding how the OfS has cooperated with UKRI during that year.”

Moved by Lord Kerslake

4: Clause 3, page 2, line 6, at end insert-“(za) the need to protect the institutional autonomy of English higher education providers,”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

6: Clause 3, page 2, line 12, at end insert “while also having regard to the benefits for students and employers resulting from collaboration between such providers,”

Tabled by Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve

7: Clause 3, page 2, line 17, at end insert-“( ) the need to ensure that all English higher education providers have the same duties to make reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities,”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

8: Clause 3, page 2, line 23, at end insert-“( ) The reference in subsection (1)(a) to choice in the provision of higher education by English higher education providers includes choice amongst a diverse range of-(a) types of provider,(b) higher education courses, and(c) means by which they are provided (for example, full-time or part- time study, distance learning or accelerated courses).”

Moved by Lord Kerslake

9: Clause 3, page 2, line 27, leave out from “protect” to end of line 34 and insert “the institutional autonomy of English higher education providers.”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

10: Clause 3, page 2, line 36, after “but” insert “, whether or not the guidance is framed in that way,”

11: Clause 3, page 3, line 3, at end insert-“(7) In this Part, “the institutional autonomy of English higher education providers” means-(a) the freedom of English higher education providers within the law to conduct their day to day management in an effective and competent way,(b) the freedom of English higher education providers- (i) to determine the content of particular courses and the manner in which they are taught, supervised and assessed,(ii) to determine the criteria for the selection, appointment and dismissal of academic staff and apply those criteria in particular cases, and(iii) to determine the criteria for the admission of students and apply those criteria in particular cases, and(c) the freedom within the law of academic staff at English higher education providers-(i) to question and test received wisdom, and(ii) to put forward new ideas and controversial or unpopular opinions,without placing themselves in jeopardy of losing their jobs or privileges they may have at the providers.”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

14: Clause 10, page 6, line 33, at end insert-“( ) the number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award, or a particular level of such an award, on completion of their course with the provider.”

Moved by Lord Kerslake

19: After Clause 11, insert the following new Clause-“Regulated course fees etc: use in relation to section 26(1) The scheme established under section 26 must not be used to rank English higher education providers as to the regulated course fees they charge to a qualifying person; or the unregulated course fees they charge to an international student; or the number of fee paying students they recruit, whether they are qualifying persons or international students.(2) In this section “regulated course fees”, “qualifying person” and “international student” have the same meaning as in section 11.”

Ayes 263, Noes 211.

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