Review of the under-representation in Australian higher education by the socioeconomically disadvantaded and the implications for university planning

Clarke, John and Zimmer, Bruce and Main, Robert (1997) Review of the under-representation in Australian higher education by the socioeconomically disadvantaded and the implications for university planning. In: 8th International Australasian Association for Institutional Research Conference (AAIR 1997), 26-28 Nov 1997, Adelaide, Australia.

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Abstract

The paper provides a structured context for considering the participation of the socioeconomically disadvantaged in
Australian higher education. It reviews the means by which this group is defined and identified, and examines reasons
why they are under represented in Australian higher education. Developing the premise that considerable scope exists for improved, more proactive equity planning in Australian higher education, suggestions are made for planning strategies that could serve as a platform for increasing participation by the socioeconomically disadvantaged.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:55
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2013 02:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: social justice; access to education; Australia; higher education
Fields of Research (2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3902 Education policy, sociology and philosophy > 390203 Sociology of education
52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5201 Applied and developmental psychology > 520102 Educational psychology
39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390303 Higher education
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939903 Equity and Access to Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/10288

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