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The impact of local partnerships on vocational learning
Abstract
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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Widening access to medical school - a prescription for changing the socio-economic class base of applicants and entrants
Abstract
Reports on the use of psychometric testing of school pupils in Scotland to identify those with poten...
Author(s)
Osborne,M. | Stephen,C. | Lumsden,M
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
01/01/2003
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Challenging cultures? Student conceptions of 'belonging' and 'isolation' at a post-1992 university
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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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Staying the course: what factors assist completion of Access programmes?
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Study exploring the issues relating to the completion of Access programmes.
Author(s)
Murphy,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
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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Widening participation in higher education in England
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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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Paving the way
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Non-traditional students feel outsiders in relation to the HE system. Both traditional and non-trad...
Author(s)
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Widening participation in higher education: support at the further education/higher education interface and its impact on the transition and progression of advanced GNVQ students - a research report
Abstract
This article aims to analyse and reflect upon the support offered to advanced GNVQ students in busin...
Author(s)
Rhodes,C. | Bill,K. | Biscomb,K. | Nevill,A. | Bruneau,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
HE in FE | Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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Access-guidance and tutor/student relationships. Perspectives from a qualitative longitudinal research project
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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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Why are ethnic minority applicants less likely to be accepted into higher education?
Abstract
UCAS data is used to compare the different probabilities of acceptance based on class, level of pri...
Author(s)
Leslie,D. | Abbott,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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Descriptive summary of 1995/96 beginning post-secondary students: Six years later
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This US report traces the progress of 1995/96 entrants to post-secondary education. It reports on t...
Author(s)
Berkner,L. | He,S. | Cataldi,E
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2002
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The multiple facets of disadvantage
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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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National adult learning survey (NALS) 2001
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The survey of ICT usage revealed that two-thirds of adults have used ICT at some time in their lives...
Author(s)
Department for Education and Skills
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Gender
Date
01/01/2001
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Access to achievement and Action for inclusion
Abstract
These reports describe the actions being taken by Scottish universities to broaden access to HE and ...
Author(s)
Universities Scotland
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2001
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Size and shape of UK higher education
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Data on UK HE for 1999/00 highlighting the diverse groups of students attracted to HE, and their edu...
Author(s)
Lewis,R. | Ramsden,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups
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 full-time first degree courses by gende...
Author(s)
Lewis,R. | Ramsden,B
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
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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Ensuring integrative learning experiences for non-traditional students in higher education
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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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Widening access to higher education in Scotland: Evidence for change from 1996-97 to 1998-99
Abstract
Update on participation in higher education in Scotland since 1998.
Author(s)
Raab,G. | Storkey,H
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
01/01/2001
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