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Cylchlythyrau 2010

  • This circular clarifies the circumstances in which HEFCW will fund the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). It also provides good practice guidelines for institutions to consider in implementing and promoting APEL.
  • Dyddiad:  13 Rhagfyr 2010
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides information on HEFCW’s revised arrangements for conducting cyclical institutional assurance review visits to assess the effectiveness of higher education institutions’ governance, risk management and internal control arrangements.
  • Dyddiad:  22 Tachwedd 2010
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides information on the plans for the 2011 National Student Survey (NSS). It also provides further information about outcomes from earlier surveys and general features of the survey. Institutions are asked to review their NSS contact details and provide contact details for students to Ipsos MORI by Friday, 26 November 2010.
  • Dyddiad:  26 Hydref 2010
  • Ymateb erbyn:  26 Tachwedd 2010
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • 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 ERASMUS registrations.
  • Dyddiad:  19 Hydref 2010
  • Ymateb erbyn:  19 Tachwedd 2010
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular asks all higher education institutions, and further education institutions with 6000 or more higher education credits, to publish an employability statement on the commentary section of the Unistats website and to disseminate it through their own communication channels. It also provides an update about work underway to review employment data and performance indicators.
  • Dyddiad:  28 Medi 2010
  • Ymateb erbyn:  31 Rhagfyr 2010
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides information on institutions’ widening access strategy development in the context of For our Future: the 21st Century Higher Education Strategy and Plan for Wales. It sets out the 2010/11 allocations to be made to institutions to support their implementation of widening access strategies and it offers some brief guidance on our expectations for reporting progress and expenditure through the annual monitoring process.
  • Dyddiad:  30 Gorffennaf 2010
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular presents HEFCW’s policy on foundation degrees (Part 1: HEFCW Foundation Degree Policy) and announces the allocation of One Wales funding for the development, promotion and delivery of new part-time foundation degree provision, inviting proposals by 7 January 2011 (Part 2: Delivery of HEFCW Policy).     
  • Dyddiad:  23 Gorffennaf 2010
  • Ymateb erbyn:  7 Ionawr 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill: 
          • This circular sets out for consultation proposed changes to the funding system for higher education in Wales. The proposals respond to the Welsh Assembly Government’s remit that HEFCW should make greater strategic use of funding to achieve the changes and address the priorities identified in For our Future, and to instigate a step change in our approach to funding.
          • Dyddiad:  22 Gorffennaf 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  06 Medi 2010
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular sets out the arrangements by which higher education institutions and directly funded further education colleges may redistribute funded credit values for 2010/11, and introduces the STEM incentivisation programme which will provide limited funding for 2010/11 to transfer existing credit values into certain activities in ASC 3, 4 & 6.
          • Dyddiad:  16 Gorffennaf 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  01 Medi 2010
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular sets out the allocations for 2010/11 to support the implementation of initial teacher training strategies. This includes for the first time an allocation to the Open University in Wales.
          • Dyddiad:  09 Gorffennaf 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular provides information on the learning and teaching strategy allocations to higher education institutions for 2010/11 and confirms the date for return of Annual Monitoring Statements for 2009/10.
          • Dyddiad:  09 Gorffennaf 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  05 Tachwedd 2010
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This Circular requests institutions to return aggregated student data to enable HEFCW to calculate any adjustments to 2009/10 funding; monitor information on initial teacher training courses leading to qualified teacher status; and establish final numbers of students and credit values for the academic year 2009/10.
          • Dyddiad:  15 Mehefin 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  04 Awst 2010
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular provides information to institutions on the next steps in the 2010 National Student Survey (NSS) process, including how and when to access their 2010 NSS results via both the Ipsos MORI and Unistats web-sites. It will be of interest to those managing the NSS in institutions.
          • Dyddiad:  09 Mehefin 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular requests higher education institutions to submit Annual Monitoring Statements for 2010 to enable HEFCW to monitor discrete funding streams.
          • Dyddiad:  17 Mai 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  5 Tachwedd 2010
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular provides information on widening access to higher education for refugees and asylum seekers, including some of the barriers faced in accessing higher-level study and examples of effective practice in providing refugee and asylum seeker support.
          • Dyddiad:  26 Mawrth 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • The four UK higher education funding bodies recently consulted on proposals for the future arrangements for the assessment and funding of research – the Research Excellence Framework (REF). This Circular provides information about the high-level outcomes of the consultation and the next steps in implementing the REF.
          • Dyddiad:  25 Mawrth 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular sets out how the HEFCW's recurrent grant for teaching, postgraduate research training and research quality for the academic year 2010/11, including some elements of the Strategic Implementation Fund, is to be distributed overall and to individual institutions.
          • Dyddiad:  24 Mawrth 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular provides information on the outcomes of our recent consultation on future changes to funding arrangements and outlines those changes that will be implemented and the timescale for each.
          • Dyddiad:  23 Mawrth 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular attaches for consultation the draft HEFCW Corporate Strategy 2010-11 to 2012-13. The Strategy is based firmly on the Welsh Assembly Government’s publication For our Future, the 21st Century Higher Education Strategy and Plan for Wales.
          • Included in this draft are proposed indicators for assessing progress against the delivery of For our Future objectives.
          • This circular invites views from higher education institutions and directly-funded further education institutions. Other interested parties are invited to respond through the website.
          • Dyddiad:  08 Mawrth 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  19 Ebrill 2010
          • Dogfennau eraill:  
          • This circular provides guidelines on good practice in providing timely transparent information on the cost of study to students and prospective students of higher education, including those studying HE in FE. The guidelines are intended to encompass the costs of study experienced by the diverse student body, including part-time and full-time students, and mature and non-traditional students.
          • This circular will be of interest to the senior management team and to staff involved in the provision of information to students via marketing and the admissions process, including at subject level.
          • Dyddiad:  03 Mawrth 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • Mae’r cylchlythyr hwn yn cynnwys, ar gyfer ymgynghori, ein cynigion ar gyfer datblygu dimensiwn rhanbarthol i gynllunio a chyflwyno addysg uwch.
          • Roedd Er Mwyn Ein Dyfodol, Cynllun a Strategaeth Addysg Uwch yr 21ain Ganrif i Gymru yn cynnwys y disgwyliad y byddai Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru, gan weithio gyda rhanddeiliaid a CCAUC, yn ‘datblygu dimensiwn rhanbarthol i gynllunio a chyflwyno addysg uwch’.
          • Wrth geisio barn yn yr ymgynghoriad hwn, rydym wedi nodi’r materion allweddol yr ydym wedi’u hystyried a’r ffactorau yr ydym wedi’u cymryd i ystyriaeth wrth ddatblygu ein cynigion. Wedyn awn ymlaen i drafod y broses y byddwn yn ei mabwysiadu i weithredu strategaethau rhanbarthol a nodwn ein disgwyliadau o ran cwrdd â gofynion y Strategaeth Er Mwyn Ein Dyfodol drwy ailgyflunio a chydweithio.
          • Dyddiad:  17 Chwefror 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  31 Mawrth 2010
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular sets out secondary initial teacher training intake targets for 2010/11 for the three Centres of Teacher Education and the Open University in Wales. It also includes a report on undergraduate secondary initial teacher training commissioned by HEFCW.
          • Dyddiad:  03 Chwefror 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular presents the key outcomes of our research of support for disabled students in the HE sector in Wales. It provides an overview of the progress the sector has made since our guidance to the sector was published in 1999 and areas for development, including good practice for institutions.
          • Dyddiad:  22 Ionawr 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular sets out the key features of HEFCW support for the enhancement by higher education institutions of learning opportunities for students.  These mechanisms will also assist in the support of higher education students in further education institutions.

            It comprises the second stage of work which contributed to the HEFCW specification for the revised Institutional Review: Wales (IR) process, developed by the QAA for implementation from 2009/10.

          • Dyddiad:  19 Ionawr 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
          • This circular details our Unsatisfactory Quality Procedure. Unsatisfactory quality will be determined through the Quality Assurance Agency’s Institutional Review: Wales process, other assessments, inspections or reviews (eg by Estyn or other Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs)), or our strategic engagement with institutions. We will apply the procedure when we consider an institution to be at higher risk in terms of the quality of its provision.
          • Dyddiad:  12 Ionawr 2010
          • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
          • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
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