Office for Students consultations

14th February 2022

Members within Further and Higher Education might find it helpful to know that the Office for Students has three consultations open at the moment: 

Consultation on a new approach to regulating student outcomes: The Office for Students is proposing a new approach to its regulation of student outcomes in English higher education providers. This consultation sets out the background to their proposals, the reasons we they proposing to make changes and what they expect those changes to achieve. Closing date: 17 March 2022. 

Consultation on the Teaching Excellence Framework: This consultation sets out proposals for the future Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). This is a national scheme which assesses universities and colleges for excellence in teaching, learning and the outcomes they provide for their students. Closing date: 17 March 2022.

Consultation on constructing student outcome and experience indicators for use in OfS regulation: This consultation sets out proposals for the construction, presentation and interpretation of the data which would form the evidence base for regulating student outcomes and would inform Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessments. Closing date:17 March 2022. 

Full details can be found here

If your Institution is making a response to any of these consultations, you may wish to be involved as the result of these consultations may have an impact on Sport and Exercise Science.


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

Contact us
  • Rooms G07 and G08 Fairfax Hall, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus. Headingley, Leeds LS6 3QT
  • 07838 153258