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Supporting vocational and work-based learner progression into HE
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Report of a scoping study to identify activity that enhances vocational and work-based learners’ p...
Author(s)
Action on Access | Lifelong Learning Networks National Forum
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Lifelong learning | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2010
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Evaluation of Aimhigher: learner attainment and progression
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Report presenting the findings of research into the impact of Aimhigher on learner attainment and pr...
Author(s)
Passy,R. | Morris,M
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
01/01/2010
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Student ethnicity. Profile and progression of entrants to full-time, first-degree study
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Analysis of HESA data tracking the progression of 2002/03 entrants to full-time, first degree study ...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
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
01/01/2010
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Progression from vocational and applied learning to higher education across UK
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A study looking at progression routes to higher level skills provision in the UK for those with appl...
Author(s)
University Vocational Awards Council
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
01/01/2010
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Northern Ireland domiciled higher education applicants: an analysis of UCAS data - 2008/09 academic year
Abstract
Two thirds of accepted applicants took a place up at a Northern Ireland institution. Accepted applic...
Author(s)
Department for Employment and Learning
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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Fairness and undergraduate admission: a qualitative exploration of admissions choices at the University of Oxford
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Qualitative study of admissions practices at the University of Oxford.
Author(s)
Zimdars,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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'Fitting in' or 'standing out': working-class students in UK higher education
Abstract
Article analysing how different institutional habituses of spaces and identities influence working-c...
Author(s)
Reay,D. | Crozier,G. | Clayton,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2010
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Measuring the effect of Aimhigher on schooling attainment and higher education applications and entries
Abstract
This article claims to address a gap in the widening participation literature by ‘measuring the ef...
Author(s)
Chilosi,D. | Noble,M. | Broadhead,P. | Wilkinson,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2010
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Summative evaluation of the lifelong learning network programme
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Final evaluation of the lifelong learning network programme, which started in 2004 to improve progre...
Author(s)
SQW
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Qualitative evaluation of the Aimhigher Associates programme: pathfinder
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A report detailing the findings of the evaluation of the of the Aimhigher Associates Programme pathf...
Author(s)
York Consulting
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2010
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Invisible experiences: understanding the choices and needs of university students with dependent children
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Study exploring the experiences and learning needs of students with dependent children in a 1960s un...
Author(s)
Marandet,E. | Wainwright,E
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
01/01/2010
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Have bursaries influenced choice between universities?
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Study investigating whether disadvantaged young people in England are more likely to choose universi...
Author(s)
Corver,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Socio-economic groups | Institutional and regional differences | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Fair access, achievement and geography: explaining the association between social class and students' choice of university
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Examination performance, attending an independent school and fear of debt independently affect prosp...
Author(s)
Mangan,J. | Hughes,A. | Davies,P. | Slack,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2010
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The impact of the 2006-07 HE finance reform on HE participation
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There is no evidence to suggest that the 2006-07 higher education finance reforms led to a sustained...
Author(s)
Crawford,C. | Dearden,L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Higher education expansion and differentiation in the Republic of Ireland
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This analysis of school leaver entrants to higher education in Ireland between 1980 and 2006.
Author(s)
McCoy,S. | Smyth,E
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2010
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Race into higher education
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Report reviewing the participation of ethnic minorities in UK higher education between 1995/06 and 2...
Author(s)
Race for Opportunity
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Investigating the experiences of foundation degree students progressing to an honours degree: an integrated approach
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Research into the academic and social integration of foundation degree students progressing from fur...
Author(s)
Winter,J. | Dismore,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Foundation degree | HE in FE | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2010
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The road less travelled. Experiences of employers that support the progression of Advanced Apprentices to higher education
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This report looks at why and how employers support the progression of Advanced Apprentices and ident...
Author(s)
Kewin,J. | Hughes,T. | Fletcher,T. | Sheen,J
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
01/01/2010
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Use of an aptitude test in university entrance: a validity study
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This report evaluates the value of using an aptitude test (the SAT Reasoning Test) as an additional ...
Author(s)
Kirkup,C. | Wheater,R. | Morrison,J. | Durbin,B. | Pomati,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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Trends in young participation in higher education: core results for England
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Report on the trends in participation in higher education of young people aged 18 or 19 between 1994...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2010
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