Equity in access to higher education revisited
journal contributionposted on 05.05.2017 by Birrell, Bob, Calderon, Angelo, Dobson, Ian R., Smith, T. Fred
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No progress has been made over the past decade in improving equity of access to higher education for young people from low socio-economic backgrounds. New evidence indicates that both family income and cultural factors explain this situation. The cultural factor is particularly strong for boys from blue collar backgrounds. Current Government equity policy ignores these findings. Copyright. Monash University and the author/s