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Raising young people's higher education aspiration: teachers' attitudes
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Study analysing the role and impact of teachers on the higher education aspirations of young people.
Author(s)
Johnson,F. | Fryer-Smith,E. | Phillips,C. | Skowran,L. | Sweet,O. | Sweetman,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Use of an aptitude test in university entrance: a validity study - 2008 update: further analyses of SAT® data
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This is the second report on a five year study on the validity of an aptitude test in higher educati...
Author(s)
Kirkup,C. | Wheater,R. | Schagen,I. | Morrison,J. | Whetton,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2009
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University admissions & vocational qualifications: two years on
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A follow-on study examining the changes that have taken place in vocational admissions in 14 univers...
Author(s)
Sinclair,E. | Connor,H
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Widening participation in higher education: analysis using linked administrative data
Abstract
This report explores the determinants of higher education participation decisions. It uses a unique...
Author(s)
Chowdry,H. | Crawford,C. | Dearden,L. | Goodman,L. | Vignoles,A
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 | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2008
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Features of apprenticeship programmes that support progression to higher education
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Study examining the progression of apprentices to higher education. One of the overall conclusions ...
Author(s)
University Vocational Awards Council
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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The transition from vocational education and training to higher education: a successful pathway?
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The article explores whether participating in vocational education and training (VET) increases acce...
Author(s)
Hoelscher,M. | Hayward,G. | Hubert,E. | Dumbar-Goddet,H
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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The poor and the rich: a look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
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The paper explores the divide between poor and rich undergraduate students in the USA and presents a...
Author(s)
Douglass,J. | Thomson,G
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Working class students and the career decision-making process: a qualitative study
Abstract
The report is based on a research study that investigates how working class undergraduate students i...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P. | Hepworth,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2008
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Expansion and social selection in education in England and Scotland
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The article examines trends in social class inequalities in young people's educational attainment an...
Author(s)
Iannelli,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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The academic experience of students with vocational level 3 qualifications
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Students with vocational level 3 qualifications are less likely to attend selective universities, ha...
Author(s)
Bailey,N. | Bekhradnia,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2008
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Ethnicity, gender and degree attainment: Final report
Abstract
Project investigating the types of institutional practices that can have positive and/or negative ef...
Author(s)
Higher Education Academy and Equality Challenge Unit
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Ethnic minorities | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2008
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The path through graduate school: a longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor's degree
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This report is about the persistence in and completion of graduate education by recipients of 1992ï¿...
Author(s)
Nevill,S. | Chen,X. | Carroll,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | International | Postgraduate level (i.e. masters, doctorates)
Date
01/01/2007
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Staying the course: an econometric analysis of the characteristics most associated with student attrition beyond the first year of higher education
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Summary: This report is an analysis of how the probability of a first year student proceeding to the...
Author(s)
Bailey,M. | Borooah,V
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Gender | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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Staying the course: the retention of students in higher education
Abstract
The UK has high overall rates of graduation compared to most other OECD countries.
Author(s)
National Audit Office
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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Measuring progress: an evaluative study of Aimhigher South West 2003-2006
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The paper raises three policy issues concerning widening participation: targeting, sustainability an...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Baxter,A. | Tate,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2007
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From policy to practice: pupil's responses to widening participation initiatives
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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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Pathways to higher education: BTEC courses
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A report on the attributes and progression to higher education of students who have undertaken BTEC ...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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Wider access and progression among full-time students
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A report provides an analysis of the performance of non-traditional students who joined full-time co...
Author(s)
Houston,M. | Knox,H. | Rimmer,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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Ethnicity and degree attainment
Abstract
This report is based on a large scale study which examines the difference in degree attainment betwe...
Author(s)
Broecke,S. | Nicholls,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Extent and pattern of participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2007
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Social-class inequalities in education in England and Scotland
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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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