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Vocational A levels and university entry: is there parity of esteem
Abstract
The analysis suggests that the fact that the participation rates for entry to higher education of th...
Author(s)
Vickers,P. | Bekhradnia,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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False uniqueness: the self-perception of new entrants to higher education in the UK and its implications for access - a pilot study
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This paper, based on a study of the first year performance, aims to inform the practice of admission...
Author(s)
Thorpe,A. | Snell,M. | Hoskins,S. | Bryant,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2007
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Variable tuition fees in England: assessing their impact on students and higher education institutions
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Report presenting statistical data on the impact of the introduction of variable tuition fees. Foun...
Author(s)
Universities UK
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Socio-economic groups | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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The role of higher education in providing opportunities for South Asian women
Abstract
Report on the experiences and barriers faced by South Asian women of Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakista...
Author(s)
Bagguley,P. | Hussain,Y
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 | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Young participation in higher education in the parliamentary constituencies of Birmingham Hodge Hill, Bristol South, Nottingham North and Sheffield Brightside
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Findings from studies of four parliamentary constituencies with low rates of young participation in ...
Author(s)
Reed,L. | Gates,P. | Last,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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From policy to practice: pupil's responses to widening participation initiatives
Abstract
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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A qualitative evaluation of the IntoUniversity programme
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This evaluation of the IntoUniversity programme showed that there was a positive impact on young peo...
Author(s)
White,K. | Eames,A. | Sharp,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2007
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The pattern of subject provision in Scotland's colleges and higher education institutions
Abstract
This report is on the pattern of further and higher education subject provision in Scotland.
Author(s)
Carmichael,E. | Reibig,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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Vocational A levels and university entry: is there parity of esteem
Abstract
The analysis suggests that the fact that participation rates for entry to higher education of those ...
Author(s)
Vickers,P. | Bekhradnia,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2007
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Part-time undergraduates in postsecondary education: 2003-04
Abstract
This report is about part-time students’ experiences and outcomes in post-secondary education in the...
Author(s)
Chen,X
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2007
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Key data on higher education in Europe. 2007 edition
Abstract
Data on higher education in Europe focussing on participation, financial issues, international stude...
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European Commission, Eurydice and Eurostat
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2007
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Disabled students in London: A review of higher and further education, including students with learning difficulties
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A report on the position of disabled students in London.
Author(s)
Barer,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Disability
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
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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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Review of widening participation research: addressing the barriers to widening participation in higher education
Abstract
This report tries to understand the barriers to participation in higher education experienced by pot...
Author(s)
Gorrard,S. | Smith,E. | May,H. | Thomas,L. | Adnett,N. | Slack,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Institutional and regional differences | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/07/2006
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Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge: a policy evaluation using the Labour Force Survey
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Research using the Labour Force Survey to evaluate the Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge policy. Over...
Author(s)
Emmerson,C. | Frayne,C. | McNally,S. | Silva,O
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2006
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Devolution and the restructuring of participation in higher education in Wales
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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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Evolution of student interest in science and technology studies policy report
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Summary of trends in student interest in science and technology. Found decline in relative numbers o...
Author(s)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Global Science Forum
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Reasons for study and choice of course | International
Date
01/01/2006
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University choice: what influences the decisions of academically successful post-16 students?
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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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