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Devolution and the restructuring of participation in higher education in Wales
Abstract
An examination of patterns of participation in higher education in Wales in the context of the devol...
Author(s)
Rees,G. | Taylor,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2006
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University choice: what influences the decisions of academically successful post-16 students?
Abstract
This article reports on an on-going study on the effect of a bursary scheme on recruitment to Cambri...
Author(s)
Whitehead,J. M. | Raffan,J. | Deaney,R
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 | Institutional and regional differences
Date
01/01/2006
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Pathways to higher education: access courses
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This report provides a description of the attributes, progression and outcomes of students on Access...
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
01/01/2006
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Institutional widening participation policy in higher education: dealing with the 'issue of social class'
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Based on interviews at three English HEIs, this article provides an insight into the way policy on w...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P
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
01/01/2006
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Muslim women and higher education: identities, experiences and prospects
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Muslim women's experiences of studying in higher education institutions across the UK.
Author(s)
Tyrer,D. | Ahmad,F
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2006
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Evaluation of integrated Aimhigher: tracking surveys of young people
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Follow-up surveys of three cohorts of young people aged 16-17, 17-18 and 18-19 to evaluate the impac...
Author(s)
Ireland,E. | Golden,S. | Morris,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2006
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Ethnicity, education and employment: final report
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This report is based on case studies from five English universities, which looked at students' exper...
Author(s)
Kimura,M
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
01/01/2006
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Who went to college? Socio-economic inequality in entry to higher education in the Republic of Ireland in 2004
Abstract
An examination of whether increased admission rates in the Republic of Ireland have led to a reducti...
Author(s)
O' | Connell,P. J. | McCoy,S. | Clancy,D
Theme(s)
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
Date
01/01/2006
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From college to university: looking backwards, looking forwards
Abstract
This paper reports on the first phase of a study of the experiences of students who have entered an ...
Author(s)
Christie,H. | Cree,V. | Hounsell,J. | McCune,V. | Tett,L
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
01/01/2006
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Did they jump or were they pushed? Reasons why minority ethnic trainees withdraw from initial teacher training courses
Abstract
This paper examines the reasons why minority ethnic trainees withdraw from teacher training courses.
Author(s)
Basit,T. N. | Roberts,L. | McNamara,O. | Carrington,B. | Maguire,M. | Woodrow,D
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
01/01/2006
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The value of non-participation in higher education
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This paper questions the assumption that low aspirations and low achievements present a barrier to i...
Author(s)
Watts,M. | Bridges,D
Theme(s)
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
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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National evaluation of Aimhigher: Survey of higher education institutions, further education colleges and work-based learning providers
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This study shows that Aimhigher has had a significant impact on widening participation activities.
Author(s)
Bowers-Brown,T. | McCaig,C. | Stevens,A. | Harvey,L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2006
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Outcasts on the inside: graduates, employability and widening participation
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This paper explores the factors motivating widening participation students to enrol in HE, the natur...
Author(s)
Redmond,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2006
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Learner progression into higher education: a report by the University Vocational Awards Council
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This report surveys key issues concerning learner progression through the vocational qualifications ...
Author(s)
Faithorn,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2005
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Higher education admissions: assessment of bias
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A re-analysis of data to establish whether the findings of an earlier study that ethnic minority app...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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Factors affecting applications to Oxford and Cambridge - repeat survey
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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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War of attrition: patterns of non-completion amongst postgraduate research students
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A description of non-completion among postgraduate research students in a research intensive English...
Author(s)
Park,C
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
01/01/2005
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Who benefits from widening participation? A study of targeting in the South West of England
Abstract
This article looks at whether the Aimhigher partnerships in the South West of England have reached t...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Baxter,A. | Tate,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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Opportunity knocks? The impact of bursary schemes on students from low-income backgrounds
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This article looks into the effects on students of bursary schemes at two universities in the south-...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Hannan,A. | Baxter,A. | Harrison,N
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2005
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