Hayes, AM (2017) The Teaching Excellence Framework in the UK: an opportunity to include international students as ‘equals’? Journal of Studies in International Education, 21 (5). pp. 483-497. ISSN 1552-7808

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Abstract

Research on international students in British higher education points to marginalization of their unique perspectives in university classrooms. The aim of the article is to consider how the most recent policy changes, particularly the teaching excellence framework (TEF), continue to do so. The article also argues that the TEF, being a major higher education reform, can lead to change in attitudes toward international students and contribute to their more equal status. The article discusses how this could be done and proposes changes to the TEF that would distance universities from policy moves that have contributed to the “peripheral” status of international students for many years. Despite being British-based, the analysis has international implications as it points to a series of ways in which the scope and nature of metrics used in national evaluations of teaching quality can affect the status of international students in higher education.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) will be available online via Sage Publications at https://doi.org/10.1177/1028315317720768 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: international students, TEF, internationalisation policy, marginalisation, equality
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Science and Public Policy
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 15:08
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2017 11:48
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/3497

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