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Tuition fees: the US experience
Abstract
Brief report on what lessons might be learned from the US experience on tuition fees.
Author(s)
Brown,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2002
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Young people's entry into higher education: quantifying influential factors
Abstract
The aim of the paper is to present an example of the kind of detailed research necessary to identify...
Author(s)
Gayle,V. | Berridge,D. | Davies,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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Children into university scheme. Executive summary 2002
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Study aiming to raise the level of participation of 18-30 year olds and percentage of young people u...
Author(s)
McLinden,M
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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Edinburgh, Exeter, East London - or unemployment? A review of research on young people's higher education choices
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The paper reviews the research on the factors that influence young people's higher education choices...
Author(s)
Brooks,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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Access provision in further education colleges
Abstract
Current trends in Access provision and participation indicate that the contribution of Access course...
Author(s)
Greenwood,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2002
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For me or not for me in Scotland: a report of mature student participation in higher education
Abstract
A 1999/2000 study exploring the changing pattern of mature student participation in higher education...
Author(s)
Osborne,M. | Brink,B. | Cloonan,M. | Davies,P. | Marks,A. | Turner,E. | Williams,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2001
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Independent investigation group on student hardship funding in Wales
Abstract
Group set up to look at the nature and extent of student hardship in Wales and to make recommendatio...
Author(s)
Independent Investigation Group on Student Hardship and Funding in Wales
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2001
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For me or not for me? Fragility and risk in mature students' decision-making
Abstract
Study exploring the decision-making processes of potential and new mature entrants to HE. Found the...
Author(s)
Davies,P. | Williams,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
01/01/2001
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Experiencing the barriers: non-traditional students entering higher education
Abstract
The paper describes part of an ongoing study of the experiences of mature, 'non-traditional' student...
Author(s)
Bowl,M
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2001
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Higher than Einstein: constructions of going to university among working class non-participants
Abstract
Project involving focus groups of working class people in North London regarding their views of HE (...
Author(s)
Hutchings,M. | Archer,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2001
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Social class and higher education: issues affecting decisions on participation by lower social class groups
Abstract
Study of potential entrants, current students and non-entrants to HE from lower social class groups ...
Author(s)
Connor,H. | Dewson,S. | Tyers,C. | Eccles,J. | Regan,J. | Aston,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2001
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Changing student finances: income, expenditure and the take-up of student loans among full and part time higher education students in 1998/9
Abstract
Survey exploring student income and expenditure, part of which aimed to identify those groups who mi...
Author(s)
Callender,C. | Kemp,M
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
01/01/2000
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Adult learning in England: a review
Abstract
Analysis of various sources of official data focusing on adults in England aged 25 and over who had ...
Author(s)
Hillage,J. | Uden,T. | Aldridge,F. | Eccles,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2000
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Young people's routes to higher education: exploring social processes with longitudinal data
Abstract
Study of the Youth Cohort Study that monitors behaviour/decisions of young people aged 16-19. Concl...
Author(s)
Gayle,V. | Berridge,D. | Davies,R
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
01/01/2000
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Socio-economic disadvantage and access to higher education
Abstract
Study of secondary school pupils from disadvantaged areas in Scotland. Found that under-representat...
Author(s)
Forsyth,A. | Furlong,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2000
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Social class and access to higher education
Abstract
Findings of a project on social class and widening participation to HE. Included focus groups of wo...
Author(s)
Archer,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2000
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Lifelong learning and the "Breadwinner Ideology": addressing the problems of lack of participation by adult working-class males in higher education on Merseyside
Abstract
Study of working class men's hostility to HE. Much hostility due to the failure of government youth...
Author(s)
Marks,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2000
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Does HECS deter? Factors affecting university participation by low SES groups
Abstract
The study concludes that that the under-representation of low socio-economic groups in Australia rel...
Author(s)
Andrews,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/1999
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