A fair chance for all: national and institutional planning for equity in higher education: a discussion paper


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Australia. Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET)


This discussion paper: (1) defines the overall national equity objective for higher education; (2) sets national equity objectives and targets for each of the groups identified as disadvantaged in gaining access to higher education; (3) presents a range of strategies for each disadvantaged group to assist institutions in their planning; and (4) sets out the responsibilities of both the Commonwealth and institutions in achieving national equity objectives. The identified disadvantaged groups are: people from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds; Aboriginal and Torres Strait...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Higher education; Equity; Participation; Management

Keywords: Access to education and training; Affirmative action; Education and training opportunity; Planning of education and training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1990

Physical description: vi, 73 p.

ISBN: 0644114959

Statement of responsibility: [National Board of Employment, Education and Training]

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/ERD 87.195

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