It is a time of weighty decisions in this part of the world right now. I don’t just mean in the Academy, although today and tomorrow… 2,488 more words
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This post reviews fair access developments subsequent to publication of the HE green paper and preceding publication of the impending white paper.
It asks whether some of the recommendations proffered by the Scottish Commission on Widening Access (COWA) should also be adopted in England. 3,854 more words
This post assesses the progress of English Russell Group universities in admitting students from areas with low levels of higher education participation.
It reapplies a methodology used previously by the Sutton Trust and the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission (SMCPC) to measure the success of these 20 universities in recruiting young, full-time first degree entrants from low participation neighbourhoods (LPNs). 1,791 more words