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Summary Title
Inclusion by degrees: experiences of disabled students on foundation degrees
Abstract
Study on disabled students' participation in foundation degrees.
Author(s)
Foundation Degree Forward
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Disability | Foundation degree
Date
01/01/2008
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Widening participation in higher education
Abstract
Analysis of whether the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, HEFCE the Office for Fai...
Author(s)
National Audit Office
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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University is not just for young people: Working adults' perceptions of and orientation to higher education
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A study of the perceptions and intentions towards entering higher education of working adults aged b...
Author(s)
Pollard,E. | Bates,P. | Hunt,J. | Bellis,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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The factors affecting A-level and undergraduate subject choice in physics and chemistry by ethnic group
Abstract
The report draws on a study that examined the factors affecting the decisions of under-represented e...
Author(s)
Springate,I. | Harland,J. | Lord,P. | Wilkin,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Variable tuition fees in England: assessing their impact on students and higher education institutions
Abstract
Report presenting statistical data on the initial impact of the introduction of variable tuition fee...
Author(s)
Universities UK
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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Playing a different game: the contextualised decision-making processes of minority ethnic students in choosing a higher education institution
Abstract
This small-scale study examines the decision-making processes of minority ethnic school, under- and ...
Author(s)
Smith,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Managerialism and equalities; tensions within widening access policy and practice for disabled students in UK universities
Abstract
The paper is based on a four-year longitudinal project looking at the experiences of disabled studen...
Author(s)
Riddell,S. | Weeden,E. | Fuller,M. | Healey,M. | Hurst,A. | Kelly,K. | Piggot,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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False uniqueness: the self-perception of new entrants to higher education in the UK and its implications for access - a pilot study
Abstract
This paper, based on a study of the first year performance, aims to inform the practice of admission...
Author(s)
Thorpe,A. | Snell,M. | Hoskins,S. | Bryant,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2007
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Variable tuition fees in England: assessing their impact on students and higher education institutions
Abstract
Report presenting statistical data on the impact of the introduction of variable tuition fees. Foun...
Author(s)
Universities UK
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Socio-economic groups | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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The role of higher education in providing opportunities for South Asian women
Abstract
Report on the experiences and barriers faced by South Asian women of Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakista...
Author(s)
Bagguley,P. | Hussain,Y
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
01/01/2007
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Young participation in higher education in the parliamentary constituencies of Birmingham Hodge Hill, Bristol South, Nottingham North and Sheffield Brightside
Abstract
Findings from studies of four parliamentary constituencies with low rates of young participation in ...
Author(s)
Reed,L. | Gates,P. | Last,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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From policy to practice: pupil's responses to widening participation initiatives
Abstract
The paper examines how policy discourse of widening participation is reflected in the attitudes and ...
Author(s)
Baxter,A. | Tate,J. | Hatt,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Vocational A levels and university entry: is there parity of esteem
Abstract
The analysis suggests that the fact that participation rates for entry to higher education of those ...
Author(s)
Vickers,P. | Bekhradnia,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Review of widening participation research: addressing the barriers to widening participation in higher education
Abstract
This report tries to understand the barriers to participation in higher education experienced by pot...
Author(s)
Gorrard,S. | Smith,E. | May,H. | Thomas,L. | Adnett,N. | Slack,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Institutional and regional differences | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/07/2006
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Social-class inequalities in education in England and Scotland
Abstract
Based on the ESRC funded Education and Youth Transitions project, this paper summarises the findings...
Author(s)
Raffe,D. | Croxford,L. | Iannelli,C. | Shapira,M. | Howieson,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2006
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Institutional widening participation policy in higher education: dealing with the 'issue of social class'
Abstract
Based on interviews at three English HEIs, this article provides an insight into the way policy on w...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P
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
01/01/2006
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A massive university or a university for the masses?': Continuity and change in higher education in Spain and England
Abstract
This paper is about the differential consequences of the 'massification' of higher education in deve...
Author(s)
Langa Rosado,D. | David,M
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
International | Barriers to participation | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2006
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A review of black and minority ethnic participation in higher education
Abstract
The report explores the issues around access and achievement by Black and Minority Ethnic students i...
Author(s)
Tolley,J. | Rundle,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2006
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Evaluation of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge follow-up surveys of Opportunity Bursary applicants 2001/02 and 2002/03
Abstract
This report presents findings from the follow-up surveys of young people who applied for Opportunity...
Author(s)
Pennell,H. | Hind,A. | West,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2006
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Workplace learning in the North East
Abstract
The study uses a workplace learning 'value chain' concept to explore, within a regional context, the...
Author(s)
Nixon,I. | Penn,D. | Shewell,J
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2006
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