Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework

Publications and documents related to the Teaching Excellence Framework, a system for recognising excellent teaching in higher education.

Policy papers



Research and analysis

  1. Teaching Excellence Framework and informing student choice
  2. Teaching Excellence Framework: analysis of final award
  3. Teaching Excellence Framework: analysis of metrics
  4. Teaching Excellence Framework: highly skilled employment outcomes
  5. Teaching Excellence Framework: review of data sources

Press releases

Published 16 August 2016
Last updated 19 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added the terms of reference for the independent review of TEF.
  2. Added 'The Teaching Excellence Framework and student choice' research.
  3. Added 'Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework: subject-level' consultation.
  4. Updated the framework specification and lessons learned. Added 'Teaching Excellence Framework: analysis of final award' and 'Teaching Excellence Framework: analysis of metrics'.
  5. Added 'Teaching Excellence Framework: lessons learned' policy paper.
  6. Added 'Subject-level pilot specification' document.
  7. Added 'Universities opt in to the Teaching Excellence Framework' press release.
  8. Added 'Year 2 specification', 'Highly skilled employment outcomes' and 'Review of data sources'.
  9. Added Teaching Excellence Framework factsheet to the collection.
  10. First published.