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Participation and equity. A review of the participation in higher education of people from low socioeconomic backgrounds and Indigenous people
Abstract
This report comprises a literature review and data analysis relating to the participation in higher ...
Author(s)
Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Widening participation in higher education: analysis using linked administrative data
Abstract
This report explores the determinants of higher education participation decisions. It uses a unique...
Author(s)
Chowdry,H. | Crawford,C. | Dearden,L. | Goodman,L. | Vignoles,A
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 | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2008
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Features of apprenticeship programmes that support progression to higher education
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Study examining the progression of apprentices to higher education. One of the overall conclusions ...
Author(s)
University Vocational Awards Council
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
01/01/2008
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Compact schemes in higher education institutions
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Report on the development and contribution of ‘compact schemes' to outreach and recruitment activi...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2008
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Wasted talent? Attrition rates of high-achieving pupils between school and university
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A quantification of the numbers of pupils who perform well academically in English state schools but...
Author(s)
Sutton Trust
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Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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The transition from vocational education and training to higher education: a successful pathway?
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The article explores whether participating in vocational education and training (VET) increases acce...
Author(s)
Hoelscher,M. | Hayward,G. | Hubert,E. | Dumbar-Goddet,H
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
01/01/2008
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Knowing where to study? Fees, bursaries and fair access
Abstract
The impact of financial considerations on 16-20 year olds' decisions to participate in higher educat...
Author(s)
Davies,P. | Slack,K. | Hughes,A. | Mangan,J. | Vigurs,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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The poor and the rich: a look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
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The paper explores the divide between poor and rich undergraduate students in the USA and presents a...
Author(s)
Douglass,J. | Thomson,G
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Working class students and the career decision-making process: a qualitative study
Abstract
The report is based on a research study that investigates how working class undergraduate students i...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P. | Hepworth,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2008
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Higher degrees: postgraduate study in the UK 2000/01 to 2005/06
Abstract
This is a report on UK postgraduate participation, finance and destinations.
Author(s)
Artess,J. | Ball,C. | Mok,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Experience of international students in the UK
Date
01/01/2008
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Interim evaluation of Lifelong Learning Networks
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Report of a formative evaluation of Lifelong Learning Networks highlighting progress made so far and...
Author(s)
Centre for Higher Education Research and Information
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation | Lifelong learning
Date
01/01/2008
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Mathematics students' aspirations for higher education: class, ethnicity, gender and interpretative repertoire styles
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Findings from a project investigating widening participation in mathematically demanding programmes ...
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Hernandez-Martinez,P. | Black,L. | Williams,J. | Davis,P. | Pampaka,M. | Wake,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Higher education and the cuckoo in the nest
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Report for policy-makers aimed at showing how part-time and mature higher education provision can co...
Author(s)
Corney,M. | Brown,N. | Fletcher,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Segmentation of adults by attitudes towards learning and barriers to learning
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Analysis of data from the National Adult Learning Survey (2005) shows that financial incentives can ...
Author(s)
Chilvers,D
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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The future size and shape of the higher education sector in the UK: threats and opportunities
Abstract
This report is about the future size and shape of the higher education sector across the UK with ref...
Author(s)
Nigel Brown Associates
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Demand for higher education to 2029
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This is a report on the demand for higher education in England and its main influences – changes i...
Author(s)
Bekhradnia,B. | Bailey,N
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Age | Gender
Date
01/01/2008
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Inclusion by degrees: experiences of disabled students on foundation degrees
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Study on disabled students' participation in foundation degrees.
Author(s)
Foundation Degree Forward
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Disability | Foundation degree
Date
01/01/2008
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Widening participation in higher education
Abstract
Analysis of whether the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, HEFCE the Office for Fai...
Author(s)
National Audit Office
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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The future size and shape of the higher education sector in the UK: demographic projections
Abstract
This report is about the projected future size and shape of higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Brown,N. | Ramsden,B
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Age | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | Gender
Date
01/01/2008
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Mapping provision and participation in postgraduate creative arts and design
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This is a report on a study of the provision of and participation in postgraduate courses in creativ...
Author(s)
Pollard,E. | Connor,H. | Hunt,W
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups
Date
01/01/2008
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