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HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

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This guide supports an institution-wide, TRAC-compliant approach to workload planning models.

While this guide may not be able to give you all of the answers, it can tell you what the important questions are and how other institutions have approached them.

Read the guide

Guide on workload planning (June 2011)

Fulfilling student expectations through effective workload planning

Download the Fulfilling student expectations through effective workload planning as PDF (1,315 KB)

One-page summary of the workload planning project

Download the Workload_planning_poster as PDF (88 KB)