Opposition grows to subject centre cuts as Germany cribs key lessons

MPs and sector unite to pressurise HEA as model is replicated overseas. Rebecca Attwood reports The Higher Education Academy is coming under mounting pressure to reconsider its decision to scrap its network of discipline-specific teaching support centres. A petition against the plan has gathered more than 1,000 signatures, while 15 MPs have signed an early day motion demanding that funding for the 24 subject centres be maintained. The motion says that the centres play an…