The QAA carries out aspects of quality assessment in the sector, under contract from Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
ENQA is the umbrella organisation for quality assurance agencies in the European Higher Education Area and one of the main actors in the Bologna Process.
The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England (having taken these over from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills in July 2016).
QSN is a membership organisation for staff with responsibility for quality strategy and management within UK higher education. It provides a forum for the discussion of key issues of quality management and enhancement, and organises an annual Conference and smaller, symposium events to discuss specific areas of interest. Oxford Brookes University is a member of QSN.
The Council of Validating Universities specialises in promoting good practice and standards for UK-managed collaborative provision. Oxford Brookes University is a member of CVU.
The Committee of University Chairs (CUC) represents Chairs of UK University Governing Bodies and develops and promotes governance standards for higher education in the UK.
The professional body for all those working in higher education administration and management.
Wonkhe is the home of higher education policy, bringing the sector together through expert analysis, debate and insight.