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Summary Title
Reappraising learning support in higher education
Abstract
To locate disability issues within the mainstream learning and teaching debate, this article examine...
Author(s)
Avramidis,E. | Skidmore,D
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Disabled students and multiple policy innovations in higher education: final report
Abstract
A study focussing on the development and implementation of policy on widening access to higher educa...
Author(s)
Riddell,S. | Tinklin,T. | Wilson,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Structural barriers to the take-up of higher level NVQs
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An exploration of the perceptions of barriers to the take-up of higher level NVQs (levels 4/5).
Author(s)
Swailes,S. | Roodhouse,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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The withdrawal of non-traditional students: developing an explanatory model
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This paper presents a model based on grounded theory designed to analyse the withdrawal of non-tradi...
Author(s)
Laing,C. | Robinson,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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Evaluation of collaboration between HEIs and FECs to increase participation in higher education
Abstract
Evaluation report of 25 regional partnerships funded by HEFCE as part of the widening participation ...
Author(s)
Institute for Access Studies
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
HE in FE | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Access to higher education and disadvantaged young people
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This article examines patterns of educational attrition amongst less affluent young people in Scotla...
Author(s)
Forsyth,A. | Furlong,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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You need a qualification for everything these days. The impact of work, welfare and disaffection upon the aspirations of access to higher education students.
Abstract
This article examines the perceptions held by mature students on an Access to Higher Education progr...
Author(s)
Warmington,P
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Getting them in: an investigation of factors affecting progression to higher education of 16-19 year olds in full-time education
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Report on a study looking at factors influencing the progression of 16-19 year olds from college to ...
Author(s)
McGrath,S. | Millen,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Evaluation of the HEFCE widening participation strategy
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An evaluation of the impact of ten specific funding strands supported by HEFCE to widen participatio...
Author(s)
Higher Education Consultancy Group | National Centre for Social Research
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Not for the likes of me: the overlapping effect of social class and gender factors in the decision made by adults not to participate in higher education
Abstract
Considers the effects of working class and gender norms amongst mature students upon their propensit...
Author(s)
Marks,A. | Turner,E. | Osborne,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Impact on student demand of tuition fees and changes in higher education student support: a literature review for HEFCE
Abstract
Reviews evidence about propensity of people from lowest socio-economic groups to enter higher educat...
Author(s)
Brown,N. | Clark,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Losing out? Socioeconomic disadvantage and experience in further and higher education
Abstract
Research looking into the educational, economic, and cultural and social barriers affecting disadvan...
Author(s)
Forsyth,A. | Furlong,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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The impact of local partnerships on vocational learning
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This research examines the reasons why students from two groups under-represented in higher educatio...
Author(s)
Thomas,L. | Tomlinson,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Challenging cultures? Student conceptions of 'belonging' and 'isolation' at a post-1992 university
Abstract
Study looking at non-traditional students and their conceptions of belonging and isolation at univer...
Author(s)
Read,B. | Archer,L. | Leathwood,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2003
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Family background, individual and environmental influences, aspirations and young adults' educational achievement: a follow-up study
Abstract
Australian study examining the relationships between adolescents' educational aspirations and young ...
Author(s)
Marjoribanks,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2003
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Attitudes to debt: school leavers and further education students' attitudes to debt and their impact on participation in higher education
Abstract
Report of survey of almost 2,000 UK school leavers and college students working towards an HE entry ...
Author(s)
Callender,C
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2003
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For me or not for me? That is the question. A study of mature students' decision-making and higher education
Abstract
A 1999/2000 study exploring the changing pattern of mature student participation in higher education...
Author(s)
Davies,P. | Osbourne,M. | Williams,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Age
Date
01/01/2002
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Widening participation in higher education in England
Abstract
Study examining the extent to which, and how, the effectiveness of widening participation activities...
Author(s)
National Audit Office
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 | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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Supporting students applying to higher education (summary report)
Abstract
Survey of teachers and lecturers in schools and colleges in England about the support and advice pro...
Author(s)
Keys,W. | Mason,K. | Kendall,L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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Women, access and progression: an examination of women's reasons for not continuing in higher education following the completion of the Certificate in Women's Studies
Abstract
A study of ten women who had successfully completed an access course exploring the reasons why they ...
Author(s)
Heenan,D
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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