Erica Southgate

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Research report

3 Jul 2017


People from equity groups are underrepresented in university degrees associated with high-status professions. The reasons for this are complex and relate to poverty, familial and community norms and expectations, inequitable access to high quality and adequately resourced schooling which affects achievement, and...

Research report

1 Nov 2016

This roadmap highlights, in an accessible way, some existing and emerging digital technologies and their potential to create deeper and authentic learning opportunities in school and post-school education. Like all useful roadmaps, this report does two things. Firstly, it charts some broad directions in the...

Conference paper

2 Jul 2016

The purpose of this paper and session is fourfold. Firstly, we outline an enduring educational and social problem, poor levels of literacy amongst some adults, including students in higher education, and a potential innovative solution – the gamification of literacy learning. The problem of literacy...

Journal article

10 Jun 2014

This article uses Foucauldian discourse analysis to identify two subject positions within Australia's Widening Participation higher education policy.


The massification of higher education is a definitive feature of the late twentieth century. Widening Participation (WP) policy is a recent manifestation of...

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