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Poorer students 'far more likely' not to apply for university over debt fears

Poorer students 'far more likely' not to apply for university over debt fears | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Teenagers from poorer backgrounds are more likely to be put off applying to university due to concerns about debt, according to a study.

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The Centre for Research on Learning and Life Chances (LLAKES) receives funding from the ESRC.

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Free schools ‘appeal to minorities’

Free schools appeal more to parents from minority ethnic communities than white parents, according to a new poll.
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Article refers to a report b the Centre for Learning and Life Chances (LLAKES), which is ESRC-funded.

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Degrees benefit society – even when students don’t get ‘graduate jobs’

Degrees benefit society – even when students don’t get ‘graduate jobs’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Stop worrying about the expansion of higher education and look at the positives, say Francis Green and Golo Henseke

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Piece written by Francis Green and Golo Henseke, both from the ESRC-funded Centre for Research on Learning and Life Chances (LLAKES)

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Free school outcome 'disappointing'

Free school outcome 'disappointing' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Government's flagship free schools are opening up in disadvantaged neighbourhoods, but are educating fewer poor children on average, according to new research.

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Article uses data fro the ESRC-funded Centre for Learning and Life Chances (LLAKES) at the Institute of Education (IoE)

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