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Cylchlythyrau 2011

  • This Circular sets out HEFCW’s arrangements for reviewing codes of practice on the fair and transparent selection of staff for submission to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).
  • Dyddiad:  24 Tachwedd 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  27 Ebrill 2012 neu 31 Gorffennaf 2012
  • 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, make estimations of fee grant costs, monitor medicine, dentistry and teacher training provision and calculate fee compensation for ERASMUS registrations.
  • Dyddiad:  08 Tachwedd 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  02 Rhagfyr 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides information on the plans for the 2012 National Student Survey (NSS). It also provides further information about outcomes from earlier surveys and general features of the survey. Institutions should review their NSS contact details and provide contact details for students to Ipsos MORI by 25 November 2011.
  • Dyddiad:  31 Hydref 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  25 Tachwedd 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular notifies institutions of the closure of the Reconfiguration and Collaboration Fund to new proposals.It also informs institutions of amendments to the criteria for support used in the assessment of proposals to the Strategic Development Fund. These amended criteria are to operate from October 2011 until further notice.
  • Dyddiad:  14 Hydref 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides notification that HESA has published the technical guidance on the production of the Key Information Sets (KIS) that your institution requires to enable you to make progress towards meeting the publication deadline for KIS of September 2012. It also provides an update on the further preparatory work undertaken on the development of the KIS.
  • Dyddiad:  30 Medi 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Ymatebion i HEFCE/AYAU: nid oes dyddiad wedi eu penodi
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • In publishing the strategy for enhancing learning and teaching through technology for higher education (HE) in Wales from 2007/08 to 2016/17 we recognised that it would need to be reviewed at regular intervals. This circular provides an update to the strategy to take account of changes in technology, the policy context and the HE funding regime.
  • Dyddiad:  21 Medi 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides guidance on developing Student Charters. It applies to Higher Education Institutions and to Further Education Institutions with directly funded higher education provision. You will need to take account of this guidance by 2012/13 if you do not already have a Student Charter or equivalent document in place. If you have such a document you will need to take account of this guidance in your next annual review of the charter.
  • Dyddiad:  21 Medi 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular sets out the arrangements by which higher education institutions and directly funded further education institutions may redistribute funded credit values for 2011/12.
  • Dyddiad:  19 Awst 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  19 Medi 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  
  • This circular sets out for consultation proposed changes to the funding mechanism for higher education in Wales in 2012/13 and 2013/14, in light of the new tuition fee regime.

    The proposals respond to the Welsh Government’s policy on tuition fees from 2012/13 and the expectations on HEFCW to develop an appropriately focused method of allocation of any residual funding after the payment of fee grants.
  • Dyddiad:  22 Gorffennaf 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:   05 Medi 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides the outcomes of the consultation in Circular W11/15HE: Key Information Sets, together with information on next steps for institutions. It will be of interest to HEIs and FE colleges offering directly funded HE and/or franchise HE provision. Any responses on equality and diversity should be submitted by 22 July 2011, and institutions will need to take steps to ensure that they can provide a Key Information Set (KIS) for each HE programme on their websites by September 2012.
  • Dyddiad:  28 Mehefin 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  22 Gorffennaf 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This Circular requests institutions to return aggregated student data to enable HEFCW to calculate any adjustments to 2010/11 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 2010/11.
  • Dyddiad:  17 Mehefin 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  05 Awst 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular requests HE institutions to submit; Strategic planning information; For Our Future target forecasts for 2010/11 to 2012/13; Financial forecasts for 2010/11 to 2012/13; Student number forecasts for 2011/12 to 2012/13; Staff number forecasts for 2010/11 to 2012/13; Annual Monitoring Statements for 2011.
  • Dyddiad:  10 Mehefin 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  29 Gorffennaf 2011, 31 Hydref 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides supplementary guidance for Reaching Wider Strategies 2011/12 to 2013/14.
  • The circular contains: additional guidance on Welsh Government and HEFCW emerging policies and priorities; further clarification on the information that strategies should contain; 2011/12 funding allocations; a strategy checklist; and templates for the Annual Monitoring Statement process.
  • Dyddiad:  09 Mehefin 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  29 Gorffennaf 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular sets out details of research capital funding that will be provided in 2011-12 to qualifying institutions. This funding is provided in part by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills and the Welsh Government. The funding may only be used to support the development of the physical research infrastructure. Institutions are invited to note the monitoring processes proposed, grant payment dates and a requirement on all qualifying institutions to submit a synopsis of a case study in the required format by 30 September 2011.
  • Dyddiad:  03 Mehefin 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  30 Medi 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  
  • This letter provides information on the next steps in the 2011 National Student Survey (NSS) process, including a timetable of when to access 2011 NSS results via both the Ipsos MORI NSS results site and Unistats web-site.
  • Dyddiad:  01 Mehefin 2011
  • Ymaeb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular sets out the details of a requirement on institutions to develop estate strategies which are consistent with the guidance contained in Annex A and to report annually on progress made in implementing the key elements of the strategy and detailing any revisions or updating. This circular requires institutions to submit a new estate strategy approved by the governing body within one year of submitting a revised or new strategic plan to HEFCW.
  • Dyddiad:  01 Mehefin 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  
  • This circular provides supplementary guidance for Learning and Teaching and Widening Access strategies 2011/12 to 2013/14. It provides: additional guidance on Welsh Assembly Government and HEFCW emerging policies and priorities; further clarification of information we want you to provide on specific issues and/or priorities; 2011/12 Learning and Teaching and Widening Access funding allocations; a strategy checklist; and templates for Annual Monitoring Statements. Strategies should be submitted by 29 July 2011.
  • Dyddiad:  13 Mai 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  29 Gorffennaf 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides a consultation on the introduction of a Key Information Set (KIS) in Wales by September 2012. It also proposes the inclusion of an additional question on student union effectiveness in the National Student Survey (NSS), that student unions select an optional question bank for their institution within the NSS and that employability statements be maintained on Unistats.
  • Dyddiad:  6 Ebrill 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  18 Mai 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides guidance to Welsh institutions who wish to charge above the basic fee rate of £4,000 in 2012/13 for UK and EU full time undergraduate courses and those postgraduate courses, such as PGCEs, that are subject to regulated undergraduate fees. These institutions are required to submit a one year fee plan detailing the additional investment they will make in support of equality of opportunity and the promotion of higher education, and the objectives they will set to secure these outcomes.
  • Dyddiad:  05 Ebrill 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  31 Mai 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  
  • This circular sets out HEFCW's overall budget distribution for the academic year 2011/12, including individual institutional allocations for teaching and research.
  • Dyddiad:  31 Mawrth 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular reiterates the Council’s position on course length outlining that measures should be taken to ensure that the average length of first degree courses did not increase. It notes that any extension in course length will impact on the student finance budget and provides details of arrangements which have been put in place to monitor changes.
  • Dyddiad:  22 Chwefror 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular sets out changes to the funding system for higher education in Wales from 2011/12, following a consultation with the sector (Circular W10/27HE) and the publication of initial proposals set out in Circular W10/37HE.
  • Dyddiad:  22 Chwefror 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular informs institutions of the higher education (HE) data used to calculate funding allocations; to monitor progress towards the For our Future indicators; to monitor equal opportunities; to monitor Initial Teacher Training (ITT) provision leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS); to monitor recruited full-time undergraduate new entrants against maximum student numbers; for publication; and to inform policy.
  • Dyddiad:  27 Ionawr 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  Nid oes angen ymateb
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular sets out the arrangements by which regions can redistribute funded credit values for 2011/12 as part of the process of developing a regional dimension to the planning and delivery of higher education in Wales.
  • Dyddiad:  18 Ionawr 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  09 Chwefror 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
  • This circular provides initial guidance to Reaching Wider Partnerships on the submission of three-year strategies for the period 2011/12 to 2013/14 and it invites involvement in our equality impact assessment process.
  • Dyddiad:  06 Ionawr 2011
  • Ymateb erbyn:  01 Chwefror 2011
  • Dogfennau eraill:  Dim
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