Socioeconomic background and higher education participation: An analysis of school students' aspirations and expectations

Overview

This report is concerned with an underrepresented group in higher education – those people from low socio-economic backgrounds. The project uses data from students surveyed across all socio-economic strata allowing a comparison of different attitudes and expectations of young people towards higher education.

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Researchers
Richard James
Funded by
Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)
Date
2002