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Circulars 2009

  • This circular requires institutions to provide information for use in the calculation of funds for research 2010/11.
  • Date:  11 November 2009
  • Response by:  11 January 2010
  • Secondary Documents:  
  • This circular sets out for consultation options for the continuing support of the sector’s third mission activities for the academic years 20010/11 to 2012/13. It also gives notice of a workshop to be held on 4 December 2009, the outcomes of which will also feed into the consultation process.
  • Date:  30 October 2009
  • Response by:  11 January 2010
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular provides information to higher education institutions (HEIs) on the plans for the 2010 National Student Survey (NSS). It also provides guidance on promoting the 2010 NSS.
  • Date:  27 October 2009
  • Response by:  27 November 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This Circular requests institutions to return aggregated student data to enable HEFCW to make allocations of funds for teaching, have early indications of student numbers and calculate fee compensation for SCORATES/ERASMUS registrations.
  • Date:  19 October 2009
  • Response by:  20 November 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular: requests the submission of ITT strategies for the new Centres of Teacher Education; requests an ITT funding plan for Glyndwr University; and presents the outcomes of the consultation on future arrangements for ITT strategies.
  • Date:  08 July 2009
  • Response by:  06 November 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This document describes HEFCW’s part-time undergraduate fee waiver scheme for 2009/10 and sets out the criteria students will need to meet in order to be eligible for fee waiver under the scheme.
  • Date:  07 July 2009
  • Response by:  06 November 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  
  • This circular provides information on higher education institutions’ progress in supporting looked after children (LAC) and care leavers, including examples of effective practice.
  • Date:  03 July 2009
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular confirms the approach to be adopted by HEFCW to improve the quality and effectiveness of our strategic engagement with HEIs in Wales.
  • Date:  22 June 2009
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular provides information on the learning and teaching strategy allocations to higher education institutions for 2009/10 and confirms the date for return of Annual Monitoring Statements for 2008/09.
  • Date:  18 June 2009
  • Response by:  06 November 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular asks institutions to return aggregated student data to enable us to: calculate any adjustments to 2008/09 funding; monitor information on ITT courses leading to QTS; and establish final numbers of students and credit values for AY 2008/09.
  • Date:  12 June 2009
  • Response by:  04 August 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular announces allocations for additional support for part-time students in 2009/10, aimed at maintaining and strengthening part-time provision. It focuses on widening access to HE and extending links with employers.
  • Date:  09 June 2009
  • Response by:  14 August 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular requests HE institutions to submit their current Strategic Plan to assist in understanding their strategic direction and to provide an important source of dialogue between HEFCW and institutions which it funds.
  • Date:   3 June 2009
  • Response by:  24 July 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular requests higher education institutions to submit Annual Monitoring Statements for 2009 to enable HEFCW to monitor discrete funding streams.
  • Date:   02 June 2009
  • Response by:  06 November 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular informs institutions of the HE data used to: calculate funding allocations; monitor progress towards reaching higher targets; monitor equal opportunities; monitor ITT provision leading to QTS; for publication, and to inform policy.
  • Date:  15 May 2009
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular requests HE institutions to submit their current Strategic Plan to assist in understanding their strategic direction and to provide an important source of dialogue between HEFCW and institutions which it funds.
  • Date:  03 June 2009
  • Response by:  24 July 2009
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular sets out how HEFCW s recurrent grant for teaching, postgraduate research training and research quality for the academic year 2009/10 is to be distributed overall and to individual institutions.
  • Date:  17 March 2009
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  None
  • This circular invites proposals from higher education institutions or HEI-led consortia to further encourage the higher education sector in Wales to engage to help counter the impact of the current economic downturn on individuals and employers.
  • Date:  04 March 2009
  • Response by:  30 April 2009
  • Secondary Documents:
  • This circular sets out institutional primary initial teacher training (ITT) intake targets for 2009/10. It also sets out revised penalty arrangements which will apply to intake targets from 2010/11.
  • Date:  06 February 2009
  • Response by:  No response required
  • Secondary Documents:  None
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