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The evaluation of widening participation activities in higher education: A survey of institutional leaders in England

Harrison, Neil; Waller, Richard; Last, Kathryn

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Neil Harrison



Abstract

This paper reports the results of an online survey of senior managers with responsibility for widening participation (WP) in English universities. 57 institutions participated, giving a response rate of 38 percent. The questionnaire primarily focused on (a) the targeting of WP activity, (b) concepts of success, (c) perceptions of ‘successful’ WP activities, (d) perceptions of institution WP success, and (e) approaches to evaluation.

Citation

Harrison, N., Waller, R., & Last, K. (2015). The evaluation of widening participation activities in higher education: A survey of institutional leaders in England

Report Type Project Report
Publication Date Jun 1, 2015
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords widening participation, higher education, access

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