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De Montfort University Gold Status

EDM number 55 in 2017-19, proposed by Keith Vaz on 26/06/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Higher education.

That this House notes the significance of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and endorses its assigning of equal status to teaching and research at the UK's higher education institutions; congratulates institutions that have been awarded a Gold status, including De Montfort University in Leicester, whose Square Mile project has been recognised for making a significant contribution to the social and economic development of its city; welcomes the TEF's provision of benchmarked and split metrics to students and parents that matter most to them, including teaching quality, student satisfaction and employment outcomes; and commends its Vice-Chancellor Dominic Shellard and its excellent teaching staff for the work that they do.

This motion has been signed by a total of 5 MPs.

Keith Vaz26/06/2017Leicester EastLabourProposed
Martyn Day27/06/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Cunningham27/06/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon27/06/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens27/06/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded

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