Research and analysis

Teaching Excellence Framework: interim review of data sources

Review of data sources for metrics to assess teaching quality and student outcomes.



We’re planning to introduce a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) to identify, reward and encourage high quality teaching within higher education institutions (HEIs). This review, by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), examines the proposed data sources for the metrics to be used to assess teaching quality and student outcomes.

This publication includes the initial findings and makes recommendations for improvements to data collection and processing. The final review will include findings on questionnaire design and further discussion of benchmarking.

For more information on how the TEF will work, see our white paper and technical consultation.

Published 16 May 2016