Against the TEF: For Quality Learning

J M Moore

Abstract


In this piece, I argue for reclaiming concepts like teaching excellence and quality and developing an alternative discourse to that of the fatally flawed Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Keywords


Teaching Excellence Framework; TEF; Critical Pedagogy; Quality Learning.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/compass.v10i2.490

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