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Exploring support for progression to higher education for young full-time vocational learners in further education colleges
Abstract
The report outlines the findings of a research study that looked into transition from FE to HE for y...
Author(s)
Aimhigher Greater Manchester
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2009
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Access, choice and participation in higher education
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An examination of whether geographical distance between parental home and higher education instituti...
Author(s)
Gibbons,S. | Vignoles,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Unleashing aspiration: The final report of the Panel on Fair Access to the Profession
Abstract
This report, which examines issues of social mobility in the professions.
Author(s)
The Panel on Fair Access to the Profession
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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National evaluation of diplomas. Findings from the 2008 survey of higher education institutions on their implementation and impact
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A survey providing a ‘baseline’ of attitudes towards diplomas in 2008 by 19 HEIs educating 17% o...
Author(s)
Richardson,W. | Haynes,G
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2009
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Who is heading for HE? Young people's perceptions of, and decisions about, higher education
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This is a report on a study of attitudes and intentions among young people in England towards higher...
Author(s)
Bates,P. | Pollard,E. | Usher,T. | Oakley,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Evaluation of the impact of Aimhigher and widening participation outreach programmes on learner attainment and progression: interim report
Abstract
This interim report is based on an evaluation of data collected by Aimhigher partnerships for assess...
Author(s)
Passy,R. | Morris,M. | Waldman,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Enhancing pupils' aspirations to university: the St Andrews Sutton Trust School experience
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The article analyses the experiences of the Sutton Trust summer school’s participants at the Unive...
Author(s)
Lasselle,L. | Keir,F. | Smith,I
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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I cannot study far from home: non-traditional learners' participation in degree education
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An exploration of the demand for flexible provision at higher education level from non-traditional l...
Author(s)
Elliott,D. | Brna,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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Examining the impact of opportunity bursaries on the financial circumstances and attitudes of undergraduate students in England
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Evaluation of the 'opportunity bursary' scheme which was introduced in England from 2001/02.
Author(s)
West,A. | Emmerson,C. | Frayne,C. | Hind,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Art from the heart: the perceptions of students from widening participation backgrounds of progression to and through HE art and design
Abstract
The views of students from widening participation backgrounds about their experiences and perception...
Author(s)
Hudson,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Art for a few: exclusion and misrecognition in art and design higher education admissions
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Admissions policies and practices in art and design in the context of widening participation.
Author(s)
Burke,P. | McManus,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Alternative routes into and pathways through higher education
Abstract
Report presenting research into the experiences of students progressing to and through HE from route...
Author(s)
Foster,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Bangladeshi girls choosing science, technology, engineering and maths
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This study looks at the factors that affect the achievement in, engagement with and aspirations in s...
Author(s)
Smart,S. | Rahman,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Gender
Date
01/01/2009
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Raising young people's higher education aspiration: teachers' attitudes
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Study analysing the role and impact of teachers on the higher education aspirations of young people.
Author(s)
Johnson,F. | Fryer-Smith,E. | Phillips,C. | Skowran,L. | Sweet,O. | Sweetman,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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The longer term impact of Aimhigher: tracking individuals
Abstract
Report exploring the relative probability of progression to higher education for the first cohort of...
Author(s)
National Foundation for Educational Research
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Increasing higher education participation amongst disadvantaged young people and schools in poor communities
Abstract
This report is about barriers to disadvantaged people entering higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Lampl,P
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Participation and equity. A review of the participation in higher education of people from low socioeconomic backgrounds and Indigenous people
Abstract
This report comprises a literature review and data analysis relating to the participation in higher ...
Author(s)
Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Knowing where to study? Fees, bursaries and fair access
Abstract
The impact of financial considerations on 16-20 year olds' decisions to participate in higher educat...
Author(s)
Davies,P. | Slack,K. | Hughes,A. | Mangan,J. | Vigurs,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Interim evaluation of Lifelong Learning Networks
Abstract
Report of a formative evaluation of Lifelong Learning Networks highlighting progress made so far and...
Author(s)
Centre for Higher Education Research and Information
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation | Lifelong learning
Date
01/01/2008
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Segmentation of adults by attitudes towards learning and barriers to learning
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Analysis of data from the National Adult Learning Survey (2005) shows that financial incentives can ...
Author(s)
Chilvers,D
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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