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Publication year is: 2008RssIcon
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Beyond Known Unknowns: a further exploration of the demand for higher level skills from businesses
Abstract
The second of two reports investigating the nature and extent of demand for higher level skills trai...
Author(s)
Kewin,J. | Bowes,L. | Hughes,T
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Economic impact of HE | Employer demand and requirements | HE/business links
Date
01/01/2008
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The national student survey 2005-2007: findings and trends
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This is a report of an analysis of the National Student Survey carried out in the UK during 2005-200...
Author(s)
Surridge,P
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
Student engagement
Date
01/01/2008
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Creative careers and non-traditional trajectories
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This is a report of a study on the experience of participants in art and design work and study pathw...
Author(s)
Taylor,S. | Littleton,K
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Date
01/01/2008
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Field of study and gender segregation in European labour markets
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Article investigating the impact of field of study and differences in higher education and labour ma...
Author(s)
Smyth,E. | Steinmetz,S
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2008
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The big curve: trends in university fees and financing in the EU and US
Abstract
A review of long term convergence in pricing trends among a sample of public and private research un...
Author(s)
Douglass,J. | Keeting,R
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Finance | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Citation statistics
Abstract
This report discusses the use and misuse of citation data in the assessment of scientific research.
Author(s)
International Mathematical Union
Theme(s)
Research | Research
Subtheme(s)
Exploitation of research | RAE/REF and indicators of success
Date
01/01/2008
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Framed for success? The characteristics and practices of state schools with good track records of entry into prestigious universities
Abstract
This report explores the characteristics and practices of state-maintained comprehensive schools tha...
Author(s)
Curtis,A. | Power,S. | Whitty,G. | Exley,S. | Sasia,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Review of the quality assurance framework. Phase three outcomes: assessment of the impacts of reviews of collaborative provision
Abstract
In this report the Quality Assurance Framework Review Group (QAFRG) assesses the impact of reviews o...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
External review methods
Date
01/01/2008
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Different strokes for different folks: diverse students in diverse institutions - experiences of higher education
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Study looking at the experiences of working class and middle class students at four different higher...
Author(s)
Crozier,G. | Reay,D. | Clayton,J. | Colliander,L. | Grinstead,J
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups | Information needs of students
Date
01/01/2008
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Increasing higher education participation amongst disadvantaged young people and schools in poor communities
Abstract
This report is about barriers to disadvantaged people entering higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Lampl,P
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Lifelong learning | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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Quality enhancement and assurance - a changing picture?
Abstract
Study exploring how higher education institutions view quality assurance, quality enhancement and th...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education | Higher Education Academy | Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
Enhancement of the learning experience
Date
01/01/2008
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Trans-national education and higher education institutions: exploring patterns of HE institutional activity
Abstract
This is a report of a study of transnational education offered by higher education institutions in t...
Author(s)
Drew,S. | McCaig,C. | Marsden,D. | Haughton,P. | McBride,J. | McBride,D. | Willis,B. | Wolstenholme,C
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Transnational education
Date
01/01/2008
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Recruitment and retention of staff in higher education 2008
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The report of a regular survey of recruitment and retention in higher education institutions in the ...
Author(s)
Universities and Colleges Employers Association
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Staff recruitment and retention | Staff development
Date
01/01/2008
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University admissions & vocational qualifications: two years on
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A follow-on study examining the changes that have taken place in vocational admissions in 14 univers...
Author(s)
Sinclair,E. | Connor,H
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Snapshot: Graduate outlook 2008
Abstract
Survey reviewing current practices in graduate recruitment and investigating future trends in the de...
Author(s)
Graduate Careers Australia
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Employer demand and requirements | Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | International
Date
01/01/2008
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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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The impact of higher education on lifelong learning
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Study of 90 graduates five years after completing their first degree considers the influence of high...
Author(s)
Brooks,R. | Everett,G
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Lifelong learning
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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2005-2010 CETL programme formative evaluation: summary report
Abstract
This interim evaluation identifies some supportable but provisional propositions concerning the effe...
Author(s)
Saunders,M. | Machell,J. | Williams,S. | Allaway,D. | Spencer,A. | Ashwin,P. | Trowler,P. | Fanghanel,J. | Morgan,L. | McKee,A
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Date
01/01/2008
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Student support for higher education in England and Wales, academic year 2008/09 (provisional)
Abstract
Statistical first release of provisional information on student support for 2008/09 and comparable d...
Author(s)
Student Loans Company
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Annual statistics | Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2008
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