Resources: Pressures & Risk

Regulatory work: Charity Commission
How the commission regulates charities, makes registration decisions and authorises changes needed to improve charities' effectiveness.
http://www.gov.uk/government/collections/regulatory-work-charity-commission
Risk management guidance
Hefce website: offering specific higher education sector resources on risk management.
http://www.hefce.ac.uk/whatwedo/reg/assurance/guidance/risk/
Getting to Grips with Risk
This publication provides an overview of how risk has become a core aspect of the governance of HEIs, and what this means for you as a governor
http://www.lfhe.ac.uk/filemanager/root/site_assets/research_resources/g2g/G2G%2520Risk.pdf
Roads to Ruin: the analysis
A study of major risk events: Their origins, impact and implications The report demonstrates, through the case studies, that risk is at the heart of strategy, and that boards and specialist risk functions must work more closely together to avoid or mitigate the catastrophic consequences of events.
http://www.reputability.co.uk/files/press/Roads_to_Ruin_The_Analysis.pdf
Strategy and Measuring Performance
A look at how governors need to consider and approve the institution's strategic plan, which sets the academic aims and objectives of the institution and identifies the financial, physical and staffing strategies to achieve these objectives.
http://www.lfhe.ac.uk/en/governance-new/ba/strategy-and-measuring-performance/index.cfm
Getting to Grips with Internationalisation
This publication looks at how governors should be involved in discussing, approving and reviewing the internationalisation strategy and in assessing its achievement through the use of agreed KPIs.
http://www.lfhe.ac.uk/filemanager/root/site_assets/research_resources/g2g/G2G%2520Internationalisation.pdf
PA Consulting
PA Consulting works with central government, universities, colleges, schools, private sector providers, government agencies, regulators and local authorities to challenge the existing approach and improve education outcomes, with a growing focus on using technology to integrate and support learning.
http://www.paconsulting.com/industries/government-and-public-services/delivering-education-reform/meeting-the-challenges-of-21st-century-higher-education/
Leadership Foundation Governance Website
Offering information and best practice on governance issues
http://www.lfhe.ac.uk/governance
GuildHE website
Offers a number of publications and blog posts on the higher education sector
http://www.guildhe.ac.uk/
Universities UK website
Offers number of HE briefings that can be downloaded
http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/highereducation/Pages/default.aspx?pt=Briefings&ws=wspt&tog=false

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