Hayes, AM (2016) Why international students have been TEF-ed out? Educational Review, 69 (2). pp. 218-231. ISSN 0013-1911

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he article offers a critical review of the developments in the proposals for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in the UK, focusing particularly on international students. The analysis points to the absence of views and discussions regarding the group of international learners, which warrants the claim that international students have been “TEF-ed out”. The article provides the answer why. The article draws on the coverage of the TEF in the Times Higher Education and relevant literature on international students. It is concluded that the TEF reveals signs of “othering” of international students, pointing to the fundamental problem with the TEF as a national tool that legitimises subordination of this group in recent moves and changes to higher education. The article also discusses Internationalisation at Home (IAH) as a possible metric that could create more equal conditions for cultural plurality in the TEF.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Educational Review.
Uncontrolled Keywords: TEF, international students, internationalisation at home, higher education, othering
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: 31 May 2016 09:05
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2019 09:23
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/1793

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