Interventions early in school as a means to improve higher education outcomes for disadvantaged (particularly low SES) students


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National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE)


This research was prompted by concerns about the long-term under-representation of some population groups, particularly those of low socioeconomic status (SES) within Australian higher education and by a growing conviction that, if they are to be successful, interventions to redress this situation need to be implemented earlier in schooling rather than later. The focus of the research was on early interventions by universities in schools, with ‘early’ defined as pre Year 11 and ‘interventions’ defined as organised and strategic outreach programs. The report is presented in a synopsis and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Participation; Providers of education and training; Research

Keywords: Case study; Literature review; Secondary school; Survey

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: DEEWR, 2010

Physical description: various pagings

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ISBN: 9780642778864

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 100.582

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