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Circulars 2006

  • I am writing to inform you of a change to the financial health monitoring system used by HEFCW with respect to the submission of the Mid-Year return.
  • Date:  21 December 2006
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular invites institutions to provide views on a range of options under consideration in respect of funding for Welsh medium provision.
  • Date:  20 December 2006
  • Response by:  Stage 1: 19 January 2007; Stage 2: 17 February 2007
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • I am writing to inform you of the arrangements for the Welsh Medium Provision Fund for 2006/07.
  • Date:  19 December 2006
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • I am writing to inform you of the initial teacher training (ITT) intake targets for the sector for 2007/08. The letter which we have received from the Welsh Assembly Government setting out the targets is attached at Annex A.
  • Date:  04 December 2006
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  
    • Circular W06/29HE, Terms and Conditions for Payment of Grants for the Purposes of Financial Contingency Funds 2006/07, set out the monitoring requirements for 2005/06 Financial Contingency Funds. I am now writing to request the returns required for monitoring.
    • Date:  15 November 2006
    • Response by:  31 January 2007
    • Secondary Documents:  
    • This letter describes the more specific plans and proposals for TQI and the NSS, and invites comments on some of these proposals.
    • Date:  13 November 2006
    • Response by:  06 December 2006
    • Secondary Documents:  
    • This circular requires institutions to provide information for use in the calculation of funds for research for 2007/08.
    • Date:  10 November 2006
    • Response by:  09 January 2007
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular invites heads of Higher Education Institutions to consider whether they wish to see amendments to the Institutional Review: Wales, in line with those made to Institutional Audit in England and Northern Ireland.
    • Date:  07 November 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular reports the outcome of the consultation on the change in outcome judgements for the Institutional Review: Wales.
    • Date:  07 November 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular informs institutions of the higher education data used in the calculation of funding allocations, for monitoring purposes, for informing policy and for publication.
    • Date:  19 September 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • At its meetings in April and July 2006, the Council's Learning and Teaching Committee considered amendments which have been to the institutional audit process in England. These amendments have now been incorporated into the new QAA Handbook for institutional audit.
    • Date:  14 August 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • Further to circular W06/22HE I am now able to set out the allocations to be made to institutions in 2006/07 to fund subscriptions to the Higher Education Academy, following confirmation by the Academy of the amounts.
    • Date:  14 August 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular announces the provision of additional targeted funding to assist institutions with their preparations for the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
    • Date:  18 July 2006
    • Response by:  31 August 2006
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular invites institutions to submit  HEFCW Widening Access Progress Reports and Disability Development Plans for 2005/06 and new Widening Access Strategies, including Disability Development Plans for 2006/09.
    • Date:  13 July 2006.
    • Response by:  10 November 2006
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • An independent external audit of the higher education funding data supplied during the 2005/06 academic year should be undertaken in autumn 2006 with audit reports submitted to HEFCW by mid October 2006.
    • Date:  29 June 2006
    • Response by:  14 July 2006
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This Circular sets out the arrangements by which Higher Education Institutions and directly funded Further Education Colleges may redistribute funded credit values for 2006/07.
    • Date:  7 June 2006
    • Response by:  31 August 2006
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular requests HE institutions to submit: copies of their latest strategic plans; latest updates againist Reaching Higher Targets; financial forecasts for 2005/06 to 2009/10; student number forecasts for 2006/07 to 2009/10; staff number forecasts.
    • Date:  15 May 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular reports the outcome of the above consultation (HEFCW W05/34HE) and attaches a job description for the new HEFCW post of Disability and Diversity Co-ordinator. A report of the outcome of the consultation is attached.
    • Date:  12 May 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular sets out HEFCW's recurrent grant for teaching, postgraduate research training and research quality for the academic year 2006/07 is to be distributed overall and to individual institutions.
    • Date:  23 March 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • This circular announces an additional allocation to support widening access priorities in 2005/06 and 2006/07.
    • Date:  05 April 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
    • HEFCW will be joining with HEFCE in a major ICT Capital Infrastructure Programme which is being established by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)
    • Date:  07 March 2006
    • Response by:  No response required
    • Secondary Documents:  None
      • This circular informs institutions of a number of developments relating broadly to widening access.
      • Date:  12 January 2006
      • Response by:  No response required
      • Secondary Documents:  
        • Each year the Welsh Assembly Government makes funds available within the HEFCW's grant to allow for the remission of fees of students studying abroad as part of the Erasmus/Socrates scheme.
        • Date:  10 January 2006
        • Response by:  No response required
        • Secondary Documents:  None
        • This circular: i) informs institutions of the outcomes of the consultation on A strategic review of modern language provision in HEFCW-funded higher education institutions, and shares ideas on good practice and future action; and ii) invites higher education in Wales.
        • Date:  06 January 2006
        • Response by:  17 February 2006
        • Secondary Documents:  None
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