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The report:• Explores the nature and consequences of inequality in access to HE for young people from higher and lower-income households in Scotland;
• Sets the scene by identifying policies that have sought to increase access to HE;• Examines whether there has been a significant change in access for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds over time;
• Summarises evidence about what works to widen access to HE; • Explores the nature of barriers to access to HE for young people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds; •Explores the impact of the Schools for Higher Education Programme (SHEP), a national outreach initiative, in helping school pupils to overcome some of these barriers;• Identifies what different stakeholder groups can do to increase access in Scotland.
|Place of Publication||Glasgow|
|Publisher||University of Strathclyde|
|Commissioning body||Scottish Funding Council SFC|
|Number of pages||66|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2016|
- access to higher education
- widening participation
- social inequality
- social mobility
- student retention
Widening Access to Higher Education for Students from economically disadvantaged households: ‘What works’ and why?
Sosu, E., Smith, L., Mckendry, S., Santoro, N. & Ellis, S.
17/08/15 → 17/08/17
Widening Access to Higher Education for Students from Economically Disadvantaged Backgrounds: What Works and Why? [Summary Report]Sosu, E. M., Smith, L. N., McKendry, S., Santoro, N. & Ellis, S., Sep 2016, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 4 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen AccessFile