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Widening Participation: a review - report to the Minister of State for Higher Education and Lifelong Learning
Abstract
The purpose of this document is to survey the field of widening participation, to provide a progress...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2006
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Too far to go on? Distance to school and university participation
Abstract
This Canadian survey provides an estimate of the extent to which the distance between a student's ho...
Author(s)
Frenette,M
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2006
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Crazy paving or stepping stones?
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This is a study of the pathways between vocational education and training and higher education in Au...
Author(s)
Harris,R. | Rainey,L. | Summer,R
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Barriers to participation | Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2006
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The national evaluation of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge. Survey of higher education providers 2004
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Report of the evaluation of Aimhigher investigating the extent to which participating institutions h...
Author(s)
Pennell,H. | West,A. | Hind,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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An analysis of the progression of advanced apprentices to higher education in England: A report by the University Vocational Awards Council
Abstract
A report of an investigation into the purposes, intentions and opportunities of Advanced Apprentices...
Author(s)
Seddon,V
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Factors affecting applications to Oxford and Cambridge - repeat survey
Abstract
This report investigates teachers' and students' views on the factors affecting students' choices of...
Author(s)
Ridley,K. | White,K. | Styles,B. | Morrison,J
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 | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Evaluation of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge. Aspirations to higher education: one year on
Abstract
Survey of young people to evaluate the effectiveness of government initiatives such as Excellence in...
Author(s)
Morris,M. | Rutt,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Global higher education rankings: affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Abstract
Cross-national data (including the UK) on affordability and accessibility of higher education.
Author(s)
Usher,A. | Cervenan,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2005
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The impact of increased fees on participation in higher education in England
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This article explores recent research evidence on the possible impact of higher education reforms in...
Author(s)
Pennell,H. | West,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Vocational ladders or crazy paving? Making your way to higher levels
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The study shows there is no clear vocational route to higher levels of education, knowledge and skil...
Author(s)
Connor,H. | Little,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2005
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Building pathways: employer views of apprentice progression to higher education
Abstract
This is a report of research on employers' perceptions of barriers to people on Advanced Modern Appr...
Author(s)
Bowers-Brown,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Cross-national differences in participating in tertiary science, technology, engineering and mathematics education
Abstract
An investigation into the reasons for cross-national differences in the participation of students in...
Author(s)
van Langen,A. | Dekkers,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Gender | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Building pathways: advanced apprentices' perceptions of higher education
Abstract
This is a report of research on barriers faced by Advanced Modern Apprentices (AMAs) progressing to ...
Author(s)
Bowers-Brown,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Widening access and student non-completion: an inevitable link? Evaluating the effects of the Top-Up Programme on student completion
Abstract
This paper examines the links between socio-economic disadvantage and non-completion in HE and evalu...
Author(s)
Walker,L. | Matthew,B. | Black,F
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Barriers to learning: a systematic study of the experience of disabled students in one university
Abstract
Results of a survey on the experience that disabled students in higher education have of barriers to...
Author(s)
Fuller,M. | Healey,M. | Bradley,A. | Hall,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Architecture and race: a study of black and minority ethnic students in the profession
Abstract
A study into the experiences of minority ethnic students in architecture.
Author(s)
Policy Studies Institute
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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The widening socio-economic gap in UK higher education
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Analysis of whether the gap in participation in higher education has widened since the introduction ...
Author(s)
Galindo-Rueda,F. | Marcenaro-Gutierrez,O. | Vignoles,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Widening participation into higher education for disabled students
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Description of a three year project exploring the barriers that disabled students encounter.
Author(s)
Taylor,M
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Becoming a mature student: how adult applicants weight the advantages and disadvantages of higher education
Abstract
A study exploring the factors that influence mature applicants' decision-making when applying to hig...
Author(s)
Osborne,M. | Marks,A. | Turner,E
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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More School? Factors affecting decisions to apply to higher education institutions amongst under-represented young people
Abstract
This report documents research in five schools across Scotland to identify pupils' decisions to appl...
Author(s)
Bartley,U
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
01/01/2004
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