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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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The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
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Investigation of the effects of adult learning on a range of outcomes that act as proxies for health...
Author(s)
Feinstein,L. | Hammond,C. | Woods,L. | Preston,J. | Bynner,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Age | Economic impact of HE
Date
01/01/2003
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Mature student perception of Access: perspectives from a qualitative longitudinal research project
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Students who had successfully completed an Access course and are now on a degree course suggest ways...
Author(s)
Gibson,K. | Waters,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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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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Investment in human capital through post-compulsory education and training: selected efficiency and equity aspects
Abstract
OECD estimates indicate that the private rates of return from investment in higher education by olde...
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Blondal,S. | Field,S. | Girouard,N
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Subtheme(s)
International | Age
Date
01/01/2002
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Recruiting from a wider spectrum of graduates
Abstract
Report of a study that describes attempts by employers to widen their graduate recruitment, specific...
Author(s)
Purcell,K. | Morley,M. | Rowley,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Age | Socio-economic groups | Employer demand and requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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Regional earnings from the Labour Force Survey
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Although there are variations in all regions and at all ages, graduates earn more than non-graduates...
Author(s)
Higher Education Careers Services Unit
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Annual statistics | Age
Date
01/01/2002
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Access-guidance and tutor/student relationships. Perspectives from a qualitative longitudinal research project
Abstract
This article looks at guidance offered to Access students and tutor/student relationships from the p...
Author(s)
Gibson,K. | Waters,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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Potential mature students recruitment to HE
Abstract
This report makes various estimates of the potential for expanding participation in HE by mature peo...
Author(s)
Ross,A. | Archer,L. | Thomson,D. | Hutchings,M. | Gilchrist,R. | John,C. | Akantziliou,K
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age
Date
01/01/2002
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Delivering age equality in the access and provision of education
Abstract
Inquiry into inequality and discrimination in education in respect of age, what forms it takes, and ...
Author(s)
Schuller,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Age | Lifelong learning
Date
01/01/2002
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The multiple facets of disadvantage
Abstract
Paper draws on UCAS data to show diversity in the demographic composition of disciplines. Concludes...
Author(s)
Burnet,G. | Peters,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Ethnic minorities | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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The decision to return to full-time education
Abstract
Using data derived from the National Child Development Survey, the author has sought to produce mode...
Author(s)
Thomas,W
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2001
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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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Lifelong debt: rates of return to mature study
Abstract
Survey of the rates of return of mature graduates, calculated as the difference between graduates' e...
Author(s)
Egerton,M. | Parry,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Gender
Date
01/01/2001
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Learning and earning: measuring 'rates of return' among mature graduates from part-time distance courses
Abstract
Study that tracked changes in the earnings of OU graduates compared to the national average for peop...
Author(s)
Woodley,A. | Simpson,C
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Gender
Date
01/01/2001
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The employment of UK graduates: comparisons with Europe and Japan
Abstract
Twelve-country study of graduate employment (including UK). Entry focuses on UK graduate profile co...
Author(s)
Centre for Higher Education Research and Information
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | International
Date
01/01/2001
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Size and shape of UK higher education
Abstract
Data on UK HE for 1999/00 showing percentages of entrants to first degree courses by gender, subject...
Author(s)
Lewis,R. | Ramsden,B
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age
Date
01/01/2001
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The employment of UK graduates: comparisons with Europe and Japan
Abstract
Twelve-country study of graduate employment (including UK). Entry focuses on UK graduate profile an...
Author(s)
Centre for Higher Education Research and Information
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | International
Date
01/01/2001
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Ensuring integrative learning experiences for non-traditional students in higher education
Abstract
Research on the learning experiences of a group of adult working-class participating in higher educa...
Author(s)
Bamber,J. | Tett,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Socio-economic groups | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
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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