There are many terms in currency around the education world which display ambiguity of meaning. This is an attempt to define a vocabulary which clarifies at least what is meant when we use a word or phrase of jargon in the context of engineering education.  The following list is alphabetical: no further significance is intended by the order of terms.

higher education achievement record (HEAR)

HEAR is a scheme used by up to 90 UK institutions to enable students to accumulate a record of both their academic achievements (grades etc) and their extra-curricular achievements