Jargon buster


Understanding the language of higher education policy and practice can be challenging.  Those involved in disputes who need to know where to look for good practice guidance and authoritative explanations may be exploring unknown territory.  Even experienced higher education administrators can find themselves bewildered by new expressions and current terminology.

These pages should help.  We shall be glad of suggestions for more terms needing definitions.

The links below will take you back to the previous page and forward to the next one.

If you want to read a sequence under one of the main headings, the first one under each heading will get you started.