Issues for students navigating alternative pathways to higher education: barriers, access and equity: a literature review

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The Adult Learner Social Inclusion Project 2009-2011 commissioned the writing of this literature review as a means to inform its research activities and efforts aimed at supporting and encouraging disadvantaged groups towards tertiary success. In particular, this project seeks to inform strategies employed by providers of pre-tertiary studies, including Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation and External Senior studies, as a means of building student aspirations, as well as increasing recruitment, student retention, and study completion in the pre-tertiary sector as a step towards...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Higher education; Outcomes; Research; Disadvantaged; Pathways; Equity

Keywords: Student retention; Academic persistence; Completion; Literature review; Educationally disadvantaged; Socially disadvantaged; Access to education and training; Barrier

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Brisbane, Queensland]: Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University, 2010

Physical description: v, 65 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Prepared for the Adult Learner Social Inclusion Project by Rosemary Aird, Evonne Miller, Kimberley van Megen and Laurie Buys.

On cover: A joint [Queensland University of Technology] QUT/Griffith University initiative funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 109.687

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