Student Equity

Report

26 Jul 2018
63

The Fellowship research sought to better understand how accountability for performance against equity policy goals and funding operates across the Australian higher education system.

Discussion paper

20 Feb 2018
635

The evidence presented in this discussion paper suggests that the capacity of our school system to act as catalyst for inclusion, equity and opportunity for Indigenous students is weakening. Rather than being places which bring people and communities together, evidence suggests that schools are yet...

Briefing paper

14 Dec 2017
51

Equity Student Participation in Australian Higher Education examines trends in higher education undergraduate enrolments in Australia between 2011 and 2016. This six-year period has been a time of marked change in Australian higher education, with the demand-driven system (DDS) increasing overall student numbers, while programs...

Report

Issues, challenges, opportunities and recommendations from research funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
13 Nov 2017
24

This report provides an overview of the key issues, identifies the principal challenges and highlights the major policy responses in view of the findings and recommendations from recent research reports funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE). It also draws...

Report

Issues, challenges, opportunities and recommendations from research funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
9 Aug 2017
27

Introduction

The number of students with disability in Australian higher education have increased rapidly in the last decade, but institutions are often finding it challenging to meet best practice.

Research sponsored by the NCSEHE has uncovered new issues and challenges, as well...

Report

Issues, challenges, opportunities and recommendations from research funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
9 Aug 2017
20

Introduction

The major expansion in student numbers that followed the introduction of the demand-driven funding system has resulted in more students from equity groups accessing university. Between 2008 and 2015 the number of undergraduate domestic students increased by 34.7 per cent, with most...

Report

5 Jul 2017
148

This publication features the ten commissioned research reports from the 2016 research grants funding round, as well as three progressive projects from the inaugural NCSEHE Equity Fellows Program.

Report

3 Jul 2017
15

Abstract

Work Integrated learning (WIL) students are seeking greater levels of support from universities to reflect the personal and financial stresses associated with their participation. Quantitative and qualitative data from surveys and focus groups—including students and administrators—identified the importance of institutional and community...

Report

3 Jul 2017
43

Abstract

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...

Report

11 May 2017
20

Abstract

Australia-wide mentorship programs structured for equity students reported exceptional performance against evidence-based benchmarks. Mentorship programs offered by 39 universities were mapped across three stages: enabling, engagement and employment. All of the surveyed equity group programs demonstrated good or exemplary practice. Seven recommendations...

Report

1 May 2017
16

Abstract

Many equity students in higher education are challenged by institutional expectations about ‘time’, with time management impacted by the competing imperatives of study, work, and personal commitments. This research focused primarily on regional and rural students, advocating an institutional emphasis on students’...

Report

5 Apr 2017
15

Executive Summary

Captions can be defined as the text version of speech and other sound in traditional audio visual media such as films, television, DVDs and online videos. Captions are usually provided to enhance audio content and are typically recognised as benefitting two...

Report

31 Mar 2017
24

Abstract

Career guidance and positive secondary school experiences have a significant bearing on equity students’ propensity to enrol in tertiary education. This report provides new, contemporary Australian evidence on the interrelations between equity group membership­, school experiences and university enrolment in young people...

Report

24 Mar 2017
189

This report outlines research from Australia and the UK informing ten 'National Guidelines to Improve Student Outcomes in Online Education'.

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