IPPR report This paper sets out a strategy for radically increasing the proportion of young people who are learning or earning, by fixing the broken school-to-work transition system and establishing a distinct work...
At least a quarter of the access gap to the top universities in England, the United States and Australia cannot be explained by academic achievement, according to new research by Dr John Jerrim. Sutton Trust sponsored report
New HEFCE data ooks at how participation has changed over time, taking into account factors such as sex, location and background It uses data from 14 cohorts of young people who were aged 18 in academic years 1998-99 to 2011-12. Includes interactive maps by constituency.
This update of RAND Europe's report on Alternatives to Peer Review in Research Project Funding includes a new framework and new examples, to help research funders develop the most appropriate approach for funding their research.
show how young people’s expectations about application to university change during the teenage years, drawing on the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE). Controls for family background
A Compendium of MOOC Perspectives, Research, and Resources
by Judith A. Pirani published on the Educause website. Has useful summaries and links to key reports (many USa based) on the range of courses, student perspectives research , institutional perspectives and future resources needs.
How can we define research data and what types of data should be open? When and how does openness need to be limited? How should the issue of data re-use be addressed? Where should research data be stored and made accessible? How can we enhance data awareness and a culture of sharing? - See more at: http://epsiplatform.eu/content/final-report-public-consultation-open-research-data#sthash.xfhEd8tm.dpuf
It is 50 years since Lord Robbins published his ground-breaking report on the key aims and principles for the future of Higher Education. David willetts sets out his new vision in a paper published by the Social Market Foundation