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The Chartered Association of Business Schools provides news, comment and professional development activities for learning and teaching staff from lecturers to Directors. You can filter the content below by topic by using the filter tool above. You can also explore by other areas of interest such as research, leadership, professional services or executive education.

Publications

Results from the 2022 Chartered ABS Annual Membership Survey

The 2022 edition of our membership survey covers important issues including student and staff recruitment, strategic priorities, finances and investment, and equality, diversity…

OfS consultation on potential changes to the National Student Survey – our response

The Chartered ABS has responded to the Office for Students’ consultation on potential changes to the National student Survey based on input from our Council and members of our…

National Student Survey 2022: Results for Business & Management Studies

The Chartered ABS is pleased to present our analysis of the 2022 National Student Survey (NSS) results for Business & Management Studies. This year’s results were published…

Student enrolments in Business & Management studies 2020/21- our latest report

Our latest analysis of student enrolments in the UK reveals strong growth in demand for Business & Management Studies among both domestic and international students. Using…

Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE) 2021 – Conference Proceedings

Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE) 2021 once again took place virtually, with the conference exploring a range of topics across a variety of themes: Innovations in…

Graduate Outcomes in ‘Business & Administrative Studies’: Analysis of the second year of results from the new HESA survey

The Chartered ABS has carried out an analysis of the second wave of results on graduates from ‘Business & Administrative Studies’ under the HESA ‘Graduate…

Embedding the rich conceptual tapestry of equality, diversity, and inclusion in the business school context

The Chartered ABS is pleased to publish the third and final report under the series of projects funded by our scholarships programme. The programme offers funding opportunities for…

Chartered ABS Scholarship report – A Framework for Managing Student Experience

The Chartered ABS is pleased to publish the second report under our series of projects funded by our scholarships programme. The programme offers funding opportunities for…

Results from the 2021 Chartered ABS Annual Membership Survey

This year’s edition of the survey covers critical topics affecting the UK business school sector including student recruitment, staff planning, strategic priorities and finances,…

Chartered ABS response to OfS consultation: regulating quality and standards in HE

The Chartered ABS has responded to the OfS consultation on regulating quality and standards in HE. Our members are in agreement with the approach of setting minimum requirements…

Analysis of UCAS data: acceptances of undergraduate offers in Business & Administrative Studies

The Chartered ABS has produced its first ever analysis of the UCAS end of cycle data based on applicant acceptances of offers for full-time undergraduate programmes in the subject…

Research Income for Law

The Chartered ABS has published its second annual briefing on research income in the field of Law. This analysis covers the period of 2013/14 to 2018/19 and is based on data from…

Graduate Outcomes in ‘Business & Administrative Studies’: Analysis of the first wave of results from the new HESA survey

The Chartered ABS has carried out an analysis of graduates from ‘Business & Administrative Studies’ under the first wave of results from the new HESA ‘Graduate…

National Student Survey 2020: Results for Law

The results for the 2020 National Student Survey were published on 15 July 2020. The survey consists of 27 questions where students are asked to rate their institution on a number…

National Student Survey 2020: Results for Business and Management Studies

Our analysis of the results of the 2020 National Student Survey results for Business and Management Studies.

Perspectives On: A Case for Peer-Assisted Learning

Dr Grigorios Theodosopoulos, Senior Lecturer in Accounting, and Sue Hardman, Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting & Auditing, Brunel Business School

Evolving into cosmopolitan learning communities has, in recent years, become a norm across business schools, challenging them to innovate, anticipate, and cater for the…

Our analysis of HESA student enrollment data for Business and Administrative Studies 2018-19

Our analysis of the newly released HESA student enrolment dataset for 2018/19 highlights the latest trends in enrolments for Business & Administrative Studies courses.

Perspectives On: Intellectual Challenge in Business Schools

Dr. Berry O’Donovan, Principal Lecturer Student Experience, and Birgit den Outer, Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University Business School

What does "intellectual challenge" mean in modern HE, and how can business pedagogy legitimise it?

Perspectives On: Authentic learning with large student groups

How business schools can teach undergraduates employability skills using the 'authentic learning' pedagogical approach.

Analysis of Postgraduate Qualifications in Business & Administrative Studies

Our first of a kind report provides detailed insights into postgraduate provision within the fields of Business and Management.

National Student Survey 2019: Results for Law

National Student Survey 2019: Results for Law The results from the 2019 National Student Survey were released to the general public on 3 July 2019.…

National Student Survey 2019: Results for Business & Management studies

Our analysis of the results of the 2019 National Student Survey.

Independent Review of the TEF – Chartered ABS Response

Read and download our response to the Independent Review of Subject-Level TEF

Degree Apprenticeships Resources and Guidance for Business Schools

Degree Apprenticeships Resources and Guidance for Business Schools These resources are intended to illuminate and illustrate best practice for…

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey: Our analysis

This report focuses on the results for graduates in Business & Administrative studies from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

National Student Survey 2018: Results for Business & Management studies

Our analysis of the results of the 2018 National Student Survey.

Perspectives On: Dual Degrees

Dr Anders Wappling, Newcastle Business School examines the challenges and opportunities of dual degrees for business schools.

Ofqual consultation: Chartered ABS responds

Ofqual has asked for feedback on its proposed guidance on the regulation of end-point assessments. The Chartered ABS is concerned that Ofqual’s proposed guidance makes no…

Subject-Level TEF Consultation: Chartered ABS responds

The Chartered ABS has published its response to the subject-level TEF consultation. We recognise that subject-level TEF has the potential to generate valuable data that could be…

The Impact of Executive Education report

We are pleased to publish our report on ‘The Impact of Executive Education: A Review of Current Practice & Trends’. The report explores how the outcomes of UK business…

Response to Skills Commission Apprenticeships & Social Mobility Inquiry

On the 23rd of August, Chartered ABS carried out a survey measuring how reforms to the apprenticeship system are affecting social mobility amongst disadvantaged young people. This…

National Student Survey 2017: Business and administrative studies results

Our analysis of the results of the 2017 National Student Survey.

Perspectives On: Sessional Staff

How can business schools support sessional staff to realise their full potential and, in turn, improve the student experience?

Response to the NewDLHE consultation

Chartered Association of Business Schools

Our response to HEFCE's consultation on the NewDLHE

Draft strategic guidance to the Institute for Apprenticeships: Chartered ABS response

Our response to the Governement's Draft strategic guidance for Institute for Apprenticeships consultation.

Perspectives On: International Student Mobility

Dr Monika Foster explores the benefits of international student mobility on the overall student experience.

National Student Survey 2016: Results for business and administrative studies

NSS results for 2016 showed that courses in business and administrative studies are highly regarded by the student body.

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey consultation: Chartered ABS response

Our response to HESA's consultation on changes to the DLHE survey

Funding to support teaching in Higher Education Consultation: Chartered ABS response

Chartered ABS response to the consultation on teaching funding to support widening access and successful student outcomes.

Response to the Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation

Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to the Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation. We recorded the support of members in…

Response to the Higher Education Green Paper

Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to BIS as part of the consultation process on the Government's Higher Education Green Paper -…

National Student Survey 2015: Table of results

The Chartered ABS provides a spreadsheet which ranks the survey results of students studying business and management at 130 institutions.

Perspectives On: Employability

Dr Paul Cashian, Faculty Director of Learning and Teaching, Coventry University with Prof. Julia Clarke, Pro-Dean for Student Education, Leeds University Business School; and Mark Richardson, Head of Worcester Business School

Is it time to move the employability debate on?

21st Century Leaders: Building Practice into the Curriculum to Boost Employability

This joint report with the Chartered Management Institute and Quality Assurance Agency highlights the gap in the collaboration between employers and business schools. It suggests…

Perspectives On: Anonymous Marking – For or Against?

This instalment provides a series of brief ‘perspectives’ on challenging learning and teaching issues authored by members of the Association of Business Schools' Learning,…