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Widening Access to Higher Education in Scotland, the UK and Europe

Elisabet Weedon

in Higher Education in Scotland and the UK: Diverging or Converging Systems?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404587
eISBN:
9781474418775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404587.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines strategies to promote widening access across the four nations of the UK, with the main focus on Scotland and England. A central question is whether, in the light of devolution, ... More


Reducing or reinforcing inequality: assessing the impact of European policy on widening access to higher education

Elisabet Weedon and Sheila Riddell (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

There has been a large expansion of participation in higher education across Europe, driven in part by social justice concerns, but also by the need for workers with higher skills to compete in a ... More


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