2nd meeting of the OfS board, 26 March 2018

1. Chair’s welcome

2.1 Framework for risk assessment during the registration period

Decisions that need to be taken during the registration period.

Exempt from publication – Policy in development. Our assessment process for registration is set out in the Regulatory Framework. See publication OfS 2018.01.

3.1 Regulation of providers during the transition period

The approach we will take to the regulation of current and new providers in the transition period from 1 April 2018 to 31 July 2019.

3.2 Regulatory notice 2: Regulation up to 31 July 2019 of providers that were previously funded by HEFCE

Guidance for providers during the transition period.

Exempt from publication – Policy in development. See publication OfS 2018.12

3.3 Regulatory notice 3: Regulation up to 31 July 2019 of providers currently designated for student support by the Secretary of State

Guidance for providers during the transition period.

Exempt from publication – Policy in development. See publication OfS 2018.13

3.4 Regulatory notice 4: Regulation of newly registered providers up to 31 July 2019

Guidance for providers during the transition period.

Exempt from publication – Policy in development. See publication OfS 2018.11

4.1 OfS’s approach to corporate governance from 1 April 2019

The approach to corporate governance required for the legal and effective operation of the OfS board from 1 April 2019.

5.1 Funding overview and budgets for April 2018 to July 2019

The financial implications of the Government’s strategic guidance letter to OfS.

6.1 Office for Students: Our approach to Student Engagement

A board discussion on the planned work to produce a student engagement strategy.

7.1 Equality and Diversity objectives for the Office for Students

7.2 Annex A: Equality and Diversity objectives for the Office for Students

8.1 Industrial action

The implications for the OfS of the recent and prospective industrial action relating to proposed reforms of the USS pension scheme, and the options for the board in terms of how OfS might respond.

Exempt from publication – Policy in development. See our note setting out the OfS approach to the impact of industrial action on students and our guidance for students.

9.1 OfS Strategy, Key performance indicators and Business plan 2018-19

An outline of the OfS’s work in developing its strategy and business plan.

Exempt from publication – Policy in development. See publication OfS 2018.18. The OfS business plan 2018-19 is available.

10.1 DfE/OfS Framework agreement and DfE guidance

10.2 DfE Strategic guidance to the Office for Students – Priorities for Financial Year 2018/19

10.3 Access and Participation: Secretary of State for Education's guidance to the OfS

Guidance setting out some of the wider strategic priorities that OfS is expected to consider in the development of its strategy for access and participation.

10.4 Degree Awarding Powers and University Title: Secretary of State for Education guidance to the OfS

Guidance from the Secretary of State to the OfS setting out the criteria and processes for Degree Awarding Powers and University Title.

10.5 Facilitating Electoral Registration: Secretary of State for Education guidance to the OfS

Guidance from the Secretary of State to the OfS setting out the criteria and processes for facilitating electoral registration.

11.1 Chief executive’s report

An update to the board on work undertaken and issues that have arisen since the date of the last board meeting on 29 January 2018.

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