Abolish the REF and TEF

by Ian Short

Writing in Times Higher Education, Dorothy Bishop makes a strong case for abolishing the REF and the TEF

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/now-good-time-uk-ditch-ref-and-tef

I fully endorse this proposal. The REF consumes huge amounts of University resources to obtain what could be achieved more simply by other means. I have less experience with the TEF; Dorothy describes it as “far worse”.