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Lets Talk Value

How institutions demonstrate, communicate and report the value created for all stakeholders. Higher education in the UK is looking for an improved narrative about the value it creates for students, parents, funders, governors and society, and this is much deeper and wider than value for money – it is about understanding the relationships between the resources available to a university, the stakeholders impacted by the activities of the institution and the consequent creation (or destruction) of value across all activities.

An Advance HE (formerly Leadership Foundation) project, Integrated Thinking & Reporting, helped universities explore, test and evaluate the concept of value through the lens and principles of Integrated Reporting, building on from BUFDG’s work in the sector. Integrated Reporting is a strategic approach to communicating how an organisation uses resources to create value for its stakeholders

Supported by funding from Hefce, Hefcw and Northern Ireland, the project worked with 10 UK institutions and used the IIRC framework as a starting point to consider the concept of value creation (and also what destroys it) in higher education.

There are three ways to engage:

Download the report entitled Let’s talk value: How universities create value for students, staff and society

The topic of value and Integrated Thinking and Reporting will be debated and explored at the Let's Talk Value Conference 2020 on 11 February 2020 in London.

You can also join in the conversation on Integrated Thinking and Reporting in the Advance HE Connect Let’s Talk Value Group.

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