Consultation outcome

Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework: subject-level

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses we received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.

Original consultation


We're seeking views on the proposed design of subject-level TEF.

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Consultation description

The current Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) assesses ‘provider-level’ undergraduate provision. We intend to extend this to a disciplinary (subject) level from 2020.

We are looking for comments from all stakeholders, including:

  • students
  • providers
  • employers
  • sector bodies

The findings from this consultation will make sure the proposed design is informed by thorough evidence.

Published 12 March 2018
Last updated 22 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added final outcome text and attached consultation response document 'Teaching excellence and student outcomes framework: subject level'.

  2. First published.