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The use of evidence from research on contextualised admissions to widen access to Scottish universities.

Boliver, V. and Gorard, S. (2020) 'The use of evidence from research on contextualised admissions to widen access to Scottish universities.', in Getting evidence into education : evaluating the routes to policy and practice. London: Routledge, pp. 166-177.

Abstract

This chapter looks at our role in providing evidence on the practicalities and implications of using contextualised admissions to universities, primarily in Scotland. The use of contexualised admissions has become a national policy for all universities in Scotland, and ambitious targets have been set for widening access. How did this come about, what will it mean for student intakes, and what are the mis-steps in the policy?

Item Type:Book chapter
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Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429290343-12
Publisher statement:This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in Getting evidence into education : evaluating the routes to policy and practice on 31 March 2020, available online: http://www.routledge.com/9780367258801
Date accepted:No date available
Date deposited:02 June 2020
Date of first online publication:31 March 2020
Date first made open access:01 October 2021

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