Current and Emerging Themes in Global Access to Post-Secondary Education

Glenda Marian Crosling (Editor), Graeme Atherton (Editor)

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This book explores the significant global topic of the need to increase access to and equity in post-secondary education, so that it is available for all applicants with the appropriate aptitudes, regardless of their social or economic position. Intertwined with this topic is the need to provide support for groups of people that are less represented in post-secondary education,so that they can develop the aptitudes, skills and attitudes that are required for participation.Additionally, it is recognised that access needs to be accompanied by equity, attempting to“level the playing field”, so that students, regardless of their backgrounds, have the opportunity to succeed in their post-secondary studies. The book also raises the topic of the quality of the post-secondary education that follows access, meaning that studies must be of such a quality that students are prepared for fruitful and empowered lives after graduation.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCroydon, United Kingdom
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Limited
Number of pages184
ISBN (Print)9781785608995
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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