Higher education participation in Northern Ireland.

by R. D. Osborne

Publisher: Centre for Research on Higher Education in Belfast

Written in English
Published: Pages: 49 Downloads: 147
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    SeriesResearch paper (Centre for Research on Higher Education) -- 6
    ContributionsQueen"s University of Belfast. Centre for Research on Higher Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49,[36]p. ;
    Number of Pages49
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    Open LibraryOL19670109M

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Higher education participation in Northern Ireland is higher than England and Wales and second only to Scotland. This paper charts the progress of participation and examines its social characteristics.

Uniquely within the UK, approximately one‐third of Northern Ireland entrants come from working class by: HIGHER EDUCATION PARTICIPATION IN NORTHERN IRELAND ROBERT OSBORNE * University of Ulster (read before the Society, 20 May ) _____ _____ 1.

INTRODUCTION This paper seeks to provide an overview of higher education participation in Northern Ireland. The aims are to set out quantitatively, the main dimensions of. This paper seeks to provide an overview of higher education participation in Northern Ireland.

The aims are to set out quantitatively, Higher education participation in Northern Ireland. book main dimensions of participation located within a comparative United Kingdom (UK) context, to identify the main social characteristics of participation, to draw upon qualitative research evidence to contextualise the patterns identified and to briefly.

Higher Education Participation in Northern Ireland. Higher education participation in Northern Ireland is higher than England and Wales and second only to Scotland. This paper charts the progress of participation and examines its social. higher education in the Republic of Ireland and the present research team have monitored aspects of participation of entrants to higher education in Northern Ireland (Osborne et al., ; Cormack et al., ).

This paper seeks to chart some of the changes in participation in the past decade or so. This paper outlines some of the key changes in higher education participation in Northern Ireland from the mids onwards and places the discussion of participation in the evolving policy context of devolution in the United Kingdom.

The paper draws upon research conducted on participation and the migration of students and graduates. This paper outlines some of the key changes in higher education participation in Northern Ireland from the mids onwards and places the discussion of participation in the evolving policy context of devolution in the United Kingdom.

The paper draws upon research conducted on participation and the migration of students and graduates. Changes in student numbers by level and mode are. This paper discusses participation in higher education of Northern Ireland undergraduates using data collected in for all Northern Ireland entrants in and Participation is examined in terms of social class, sex, religious affiliation and the study destinations of.

This book explores the access and participation issues present within Higher Education in Ireland. It examines policy, pedagogy and practices in relation to widening participation and documents the progress and challenges encountered in furthering the ‘access agenda’ over the past two decades.

Outlines changes in higher education participation in Northern Ireland and considers effects of devolution in the United Kingdom. Draws on research conducted on participation and migration of students and graduates.

Changes in student numbers are considered based on social class, religion, and gender; the analysis distinguishes between different reasons for migration or staying in Northern. Higher Education Age Participation Index for Northern Ireland - /96 to /19 Enrolments at NI Higher Education Institutions by equality categories - /15 to /19 Most recent news items.

The figures, which cover universities and colleges in Britain and Northern Ireland, show a steady rise in the "higher education participation rate" over the last five years.

Participation rates in higher education between the academic years to and to and Northern Ireland) Documents. Main text: participation rates in higher education. The landscape of higher education has undergone change and transformation in recent years, partly as a result of diversification and massification.

However, persistent patterns of under-representation continue to perplex policy-makers and practitioners, raising questions about current strategies, policies and approaches to widening participation. Presenting a comprehensive review.

Participation rates in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These statistics are published separately by each of the devolved administrations: Higher education students and qualifiers at. The Department of Education is responsible for the administration of pre-school, primary and post-primary education in Northern Ireland.

Education and Library Boards have responsibility for ensuring adequate education provision in their areas. The Department for Communities has responsibility for further and higher education. Book Description. Drawing on the perspectives of scholars and researchers from around the world, this book challenges dominant constructions of higher education students.

Given the increasing number and diversity of such students, the book offers a timely discussion of the implicit and sometimes subtle ways that they are characterised or defined. New figures released by the Department of the Economy have shown that there are around one-third more Catholic students than Protestant students in Northern Ireland's higher education institutions.

This paper summarises some of the key characteristics of access to and participation in higher education. In particular, it focuses on the key social characteristics of participation and the interaction with migration to study outside Northern Ireland. Key policy areas relating to student finance and widening access are also considered.

The paper also reports on qualitative research conducted. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, GALWAY. DOCTORAL THESIS. The Economics of Higher Education Participation in Ireland: Essays on Geographic Accessibility and Student Preferences.

Author: Supervisors: Sharon Catherine Walsh Dr. John Cullinan (NUI Galway) Dr. Darragh Flannery (University of Limerick). Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futures, his first book, is based on his PhD research, and draws on a series of life-history interviews with 27 graduates – men and women, self-defined working-class and middle-class – of Northern Ireland’s two universities in the year period before The attainment indices and HE participation rates for young people in Northern Ireland, particularly boys, from MDM Quintile 1 communities, indicate that many are under-qualified and/or uninspired to undertake 3rd level education.

Of course, these issues are not unique to Northern Ireland. Download Citation | On Jan 1,Bob Osborne and others published Higher Education in Northern Ireland: A Report on Factors Associated with Participation and Migration | Find, read and cite all.

However, if university participation also increases in the next 15 years at the same rate as the average of the last 10 years, this increases tofull time higher education places.

In Ireland, free education has more than proved its worth Up to half of growth in the 20 years to came from higher educational attainment Fri,The higher education system in Ireland consists of the university sector, institutes of technology and private independent colleges.

The entry requirements for international students to higher education are determined individually by each institution and are generally based on national examination performance and English language aptitude.

low participation in higher education4 increased to the highest levels recorded (%). Equivalent application rates also increased in Northern Ireland (%), and remained constant in Wales (%).

Application rates of year-olds living in disadvantaged areas in Scotland, defined using the latest version of the Scottish Index. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This paper reviews the provision of higher education courses in the further education sector in Northern Ireland.

It charts the evolution of policy through the s by examining major policy documents. It notes the chronic absence of reliable statistical and research evidence during this period. The available statistical evidence is reviewed.

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION FINANCES STAFFING 23% Dublin 12% Cork FULL-TIME 79% 8% Full-time 83% Part-time PART-TIME 17% REMOTE 3% No. of graduates of higher education institutions core staff in higher education instituti No.

research and specialist staff 6, 27% 1% /18 MATURE NEW UNDERGRADUATE ENTRANTS 13 % Full-time 90 Part. Book here Overview In the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic ther e are real concerns that the progress made by higher education in improving access to higher education and student success may be eroded.This book is written at a time of mass higher education, where the participation rate has surpassed 50 per cent, showing the appeal of university education to young people in the UK.

Given this significant increase and rising tuition fees during this period, there has been an understandable focus on the extent to which higher education delivers.