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How can we widen participation in higher education? The promise of contextualised admissions.

Boliver, V. and Gorard, S. and Siddiqui, N. (2017) 'How can we widen participation in higher education? The promise of contextualised admissions.', in The university as a critical institution? Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 95-110. Higher education research in the 21st century. (10).

Abstract

Widening participation in higher education has been on the UK policy agenda for more than fifty years. Yet, despite some progress across the UK higher education sector overall (DfE, 2016), students from less socioeconomically advantaged backgrounds remain severely under-represented among entrants to the UK’s most academically selective universities.

Item Type:Book chapter
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Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6351-116-2_6
Date accepted:No date available
Date deposited:28 February 2017
Date of first online publication:August 2017
Date first made open access:No date available

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