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Workplace learning in the North East
Abstract
The study uses a workplace learning 'value chain' concept to explore, within a regional context, the...
Author(s)
Nixon,I. | Penn,D. | Shewell,J
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
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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Widening Participation: a review - report to the Minister of State for Higher Education and Lifelong Learning
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The purpose of this document is to survey the field of widening participation, to provide a progress...
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Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2006
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Institutional admissions policies in higher education: a widening participation perspective
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An analysis of how higher education institutions have responded to the government policy to increase...
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Greenbank,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2006
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Too far to go on? Distance to school and university participation
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This Canadian survey provides an estimate of the extent to which the distance between a student's ho...
Author(s)
Frenette,M
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2006
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The impact of negative experiences, dissatisfaction and attachment on first year undergraduate withdrawal
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Study of 150 undergraduates who withdrew from higher education during their first year explores part...
Author(s)
Harrison,N
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2006
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Representation of ethnic groups in chemistry and physics: a report prepared for the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Physics
Abstract
This is a report of a study of the representation of ethnic groups in chemistry and physics in the e...
Author(s)
Elias,P. | Jones,P. | McWhinnie,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2006
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Ethnicity, Muslims and higher education entry in Britain
Abstract
The research indicates that despite the fact that the rates of participation in higher education of ...
Author(s)
Modood,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Ethnic minorities
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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Changing fee regimes and their impact on student attitudes to higher education
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Study considers the potential impact of the variable fees regime in England on young people's decisi...
Author(s)
Foskett,N. | Roberts,D. | Maringe,F
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2006
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Nuffield review of higher education focus groups: preliminary report
Abstract
Report outlining themes emerging from research to establish what HE would ideally like the 14-19 pha...
Author(s)
Wilde,S. | Wright,S. | Hayward,G. | Johnson,J. | Skerrett,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2006
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Foundation Degrees and widening participation: earning, learning and public sector modernisation
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Explores national profile of students taking Foundation Degrees, noting the high percentage of women...
Author(s)
Doyle,M. | O' | Doherty,E
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Foundation degree
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
Abstract
This study shows that Aimhigher has had a significant impact on widening participation activities.
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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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State school admissions to our leading universities: an update to 'The missing 3000'
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An analysis of HEFCE's performance indicators and the benchmarks used shows that around 3,000 well-q...
Author(s)
Sutton Trust
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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Statistics in focus: population and social conditions
Abstract
A breakdown of tertiary students in the European Union covering enrolments in 2002/03 and graduates ...
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Eurostat
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Eurostudent 2005. Social and economic conditions of student life in Europe 2005
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Survey of students from eleven European countries on the social and economic conditions of student l...
Author(s)
Hochschul Informations System
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | International
Date
01/01/2005
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The national evaluation of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge. Survey of higher education providers 2004
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Report of the evaluation of Aimhigher investigating the extent to which participating institutions h...
Author(s)
Pennell,H. | West,A. | Hind,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Learner progression into higher education: a report by the University Vocational Awards Council
Abstract
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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New variable fee arrangements: Baseline institutional case studies for the Independent Commission
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This research forms the baseline for a two-part study investigating the effects of variable fee refo...
Author(s)
Temple,P. | Farrant,J. | Shattock,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2005
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