Prof. Les Ebden - Access to HE

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Introduction by Prof. David Hall, Head of MIE.

Introduction by Prof David Hall
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Welcome by Dr. Steven Jones & short presentation by Prof. Les Ebden.

Welcome and opening presentation
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What could be done to improve access to top universities for non-traditional background students?

Question 1
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What are you doing to help mature students to access Higher Education?

Question 2
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How do we balance support for bursaries and scholarships against outreach?

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Are there any plans to encourage the top universities to accept more students who have alternative qualifications such as BTEC or Access?

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Do you think male under representation is becoming a problem at universities?

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How can universities best support widening participation students in their long-term employability aspirations?

How do you expand the notion of fair access for students entering into job markets?

What can be done for students who need extra support at university?

Questions 6,7 and 8
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Produced by Steven Jones & Mike O'Donoghue and PG students, Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester UK. Recorded April 2014 at Manchester Museum
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