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Prof Chris Millward

Professor of Practice in Education Policy, University of Birmingham

As a Professor of Practice in Education Policy at the University of Birmingham, Chris is focused on understanding issues of equity and inclusion through the education system and how different patterns of post-compulsory education, learning and skills development influence local and national prosperity. From 2018-21, he was the first Director for Fair Access and Participation at England’s higher education regulator, the Office for Students. He was also Director of Policy at the Higher Education Funding Council for England, in where he developed the UK’s first Teaching Excellence Framework. Prior to that, from 2002-06, Chris was Head of Research Programmes at the Arts and Humanities Research Board, which became the UK’s first Research Council in the subject area in 2005.

Degree of Doubt

Nov. 10, 2022

Prof Chris Millward joins Roger and me to discuss whether the government is right to expect more vocational oriented degrees and adds some better dieas about how to improve further education.