Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

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An Assembly‐sponsored body established in May 1992 under the Further and Higher Education Act, responsible for funding the higher education sector throughout Wales; it also has the power to fund higher education in colleges of further education. Its key strategic aims are widening participation; encouraging excellent student learning and support; delivering improved research performance in the sector; encouraging more productive links between higher education and the public and private sectors; supporting high‐quality initial teacher training provision; and developing a strong emphasis on collaboration and reconfiguration in higher education in Wales.

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Heather Graham

Subjects: Education.

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