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Wonkhe: Level playing fields are better than handicaps

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell recently had a blog published by Wonkhe on what is needed to ensure more students from disadvantaged backgrounds access and succeed in higher education.

“The recent Green Paper includes a laudable promise from the Government which plans to continue to push for better access, retention and progression for students from disadvantaged backgrounds and under-represented groups in higher education. It is not an uncontroversial statement for a Conservative government – there are many in their party that think too many people go to university.

However the big question is whether the policies developed to support this ambition will do enough to turn the rhetoric into reality.”

You can read the full piece here.

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