'Second chance' routes into higher education: Sweden, Norway and Germany compared

Widening access to higher education is clearly part of the European policy agenda. Higher education ministers in the Bologna countries, as well as the European Commission, have all expressed a wish to make higher education more representative of national populations. This policy objective has been echoed at national level. One approach to widening participation is to provide 'second chance' routes into higher education. This is achieved by removing academic success at the secondary school as the determining factor for access to higher education. This paper compares the approaches to providing ... Show more

Authors: Orr, Dominic; Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth

Published: Abingdon, England, Taylor and Francis, 2014

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