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Funding widening participation in higher education

Richard Brown

Funding widening participation in higher education

a discussion paper

by Richard Brown

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Published by Council for Industry and Higher Education, Institute for Public Policy Research in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichard Brown and Wendy Piatt.
ContributionsPiatt, Wendy.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21438160M
ISBN 101874223254
OCLC/WorldCa59476239

  A new four-year initiative, the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP), was announced last week by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, inviting bids from university-led consortia for intensive access activities in areas where enrolment is lower than expected. Evaluation is a contested field. This collection considers the relationship between evaluation and research, and the ethical and moral dilemmas raised when evaluating equity and widening participation in higher education. The growing demands for ‘evidence of impact’ frame expectations that we can justify government funding of particular university-led equity initiatives and understand.

1. Introduction. Participation in higher education (HE) has expanded substantially in England over the last half‐century. Yet concerns about inequality of access to university for socio‐economically disadvantaged pupils remain a major policy issue (Department for Education and Skills, , ).This inequality is illustrated by the fact that only 14% of pupils who are eligible for free. Re-thinking ´family´ in relationship to higher education. 15 April Using research to inform higher education policy and practice. 08 April Researching the Micro and Local in Widening Participation Practice: Seminar 3. 24 February Researching the Micro and Local in Widening Participation Practice: Seminar 2. 22 January

  Evaluation is a contested field. This collection considers the relationship between evaluation and research, and the ethical and moral dilemmas raised when evaluating equity and widening participation in higher education. The growing demands for 'evidence of impact' frame expectations that we can justify government funding of particular university-led equity initiatives and . Higher Education (HE) forms an important part of the economy and Britain boasts some of the world's finest universities. Increasing participation rates and international competition means that getting the design of the HE system right is more important than ever. The trebling of tuition fees in


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Historically, challenges faced by students with disabilities (SWDs) in accessing higher education institutions (HEIs) were attributed to limited public funding. The introduction of progressive funding models such as disability scholarships served to widen access to, and participation in, higher education for by: 2.

The publication of the James Report in the early s heralded a period of considerable uncertainty in teacher education and precipitated a merger between Christ's College and Notre Dame College, to be followed shortly afterwards by a loose federation with S. Katharine's College to form the Liverpool Institute of Higher Education (LIHE).Author: Bernard Longden.

Statistics providing information on measures of widening participation in higher education. These include estimates of progression to higher education (HE) by. Widening participation policies are also introduced to ensure that higher education contributes to social and economic outcomes.

This book includes important insights from 23 leading scholars across 11 countries on a wide range of topics that focus on government policies, institutional structures and the social and economic impacts of widening. Universities UK has today responded to the Department for Education's widening participation in higher education statistics.

Commenting on the widening participation in higher education statistics published today, Alistair Jarvis, Acting Chief Executive of Universities UK, said: "Universities have made considerable progress in this area in recent years, but there is more work to.

Widening Participation in Australian Higher Education. Report submitted to HEFCE and OFFA, October Written by Professor Trevor Gale and Dr Stephen Parker. INTRODUCTION This report documents the current approach to widening participation (WP) in Australian higher education (HE) (as at June ).

The WP policy has a long history in Australian HE, arguably beginning with the. Widening participation straregy aims to address discrepancies in the take-up of higher education opportunities between different under-represented groups of students. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds, lower income households and other under-represented groups may face barriers to entry to higher education.

Efforts to widen participation in higher education vary greatly in different parts of the world: an ethnic minority in one country could be a majority group in another, for example, while even collecting national-level data on these sorts of characteristics can be nigh on impossible in parts of the developing world.

A book that moves us beyond what works to what matters in evaluating equity in higher education. A book informed by the ontology of widening participation and a commitment to epistemological equity. Finally a book that sets a new platinum standard for educational evaluation to rival the self-proclaimed and misguided gold standard of RCTs.'.

EVALUATING EQUITY AND WIDENING PARTICIPATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION ed. Burke, Hayton and Stevenson ISBN 9 UCL Institute of Education Press 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL Trentham Books Trentham Books ‘Thank goodness. Finally a book that sets a new platinum standard for.

Widening higher education participation can deliver benefits to individuals, societies and economies but rural populations experience factors which inhibit their aspiration for and participation. The Widening Participation Ensuring Access and Opportunity For All Conference will provide delegates with an opportunity to: Share key insights into the widening participation in higher education Listen and learn from leading industry experts across the Sector Network with speakers and delegates from the Sector.

Access to success; Widening participation strategy. Widening Participation in higher education is a key priority for the Department.

In higher education it facilitates and increases the participation of those groups which are currently under represented in HE, in particular students from disadvantaged backgrounds and students with learning difficulties and disabilities.

While a member of the board of the (former) Higher Education Funding Council for England, he chaired HEFCE ’s strategic committees first on widening participation and later learning, teaching and quality assurance. Access to and Widening Participation in Higher Education 3.

Higher Education Funding Council for England the University of Wollongong and funded by the Higher Education Participation and. This book offers a critical investigation of the exclusion of individuals described as having ‘learning difficulties’ from participation in higher education. Using a postmodernist framework, the autho.

Background: Historically, challenges faced by students with disabilities (SWDs) in accessing higher education institutions (HEIs) were attributed to limited public introduction of progressive funding models such as disability scholarships served to widen access to, and participation in, higher education for SWDs.

Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education presents a strong and coherent rationale for improving learning for diverse students from a range of socio-economic, ethnic/racial and gender backgrounds within higher education, and for adults across the life course.

Edited by Miriam David, the Associate Director of the ESRC’s highly successful Teaching and Learning Research. ‘Power, Assumptions and Prescriptions: A critique of widening participation policy-making’ in Higher Education Policy, vol, issue 4, pp 4.

Collaboration to Widen Participation (editor, with Michael Cooper and Jocey Quinn). Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books. A book that moves us beyond what works to what matters in evaluating equity in higher education.

A book informed by the ontology of widening participation and a commitment to epistemological equity. Finally a book that sets a new platinum standard for educational evaluation to rival the self-proclaimed and misguided gold standard of RCTs."Author: Penny Jane Burke.

A little later, in Augusta more general consultation Circular 98/39 (Widening participation in higher education: funding proposals) was produced, reflecting both the very rapid pace of development and the funding council’s and ultimately Government’s combination of funding approaches: the bulk of funding for widening participation.The Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) aims to ensure that Australians from low SES backgrounds who have the ability to study at university have the opportunity to do so.

It provides funding to assist universities listed in Table A of the Higher Education Support Act to undertake activities and implement strategies that improve access to.

The landscape of higher education has undergone change and transformation in recent years, partly as a result of diversification and massification. However, persistent patterns of under-representation continue to perplex policy-makers and practitioners, raising questions about current strategies, policies and approaches to widening participation.

Presenting a comprehensive review .