Research and analysis

HE alternative providers: validation and franchise processes

Views of the validation and franchise processes and innovation in the higher education (HE) sector.



The research:

  • explores views of the current validation/franchise processes amongst alternative providers of HE with degree awarding powers
  • explores views of those without degree awarding powers
  • examines what parts of the current system work well and those that work less well
  • identifies the effect of the current process on innovation
Published 19 October 2017