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Access to higher education in Scotland

Access to higher education in Scotland

Robbins twenty years on : a conference sponsored by the University of Stirling and the Times educational supplement (Scotland) : Friday 18 March 1983, University of Stirling : report

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Published by The University in [Stirling] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- Scotland -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by J. Kerœ Davies, Alastair Duncan, Willis Pickard.
    ContributionsDavies, J. Keri., Duncan, Alastair., Pickard, Willis., University of Stirling.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA658 A34 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20710248M
    ISBN 100901636517

      Books Music Art & design TV & radio Widening access to university in Scotland means focusing on those at risk, as well as the most deprived. become a member of the Higher Education Network Author: Jackie Brock.   Scottish higher education should be for all, not the gilded few there will be a squeeze on places going to middle-class students if more poor children gain access. The irony of conservative Author: Kevin Mckenna.

    Early church schools placed emphasis on grammar and singing and some time later the foundation of the Universities in the cities of Glasgow and Aberdeen in the s resulted in the start of compulsory education for the eldest sons of nobles. Scottish Schools in the 17th century were really advanced compared to other countries and not only provided basic education such as the learning of. These are particularly suited to working people who wish to study on a part-time basis in order to enhance their career prospects. We believe that it is important that people are able to access good quality higher education programmes of study locally, without having to lose time and money travelling to out of county institutions.

    SWAP. Higher education for mature students. Midwifery SWAP does not offer direct progression to Midwifery. If you are seeking a career as a midwife, you should consult with the relevant universities' admissions officers regarding the best route for you, given your current qualifications. Our Access to Higher Education Diplomas fulfil entry criteria for a broad range of university degrees and can be used in conjunction with the standard UCAS application process. In short, Access to HE courses have a track record of helping learners get to the university and degree of their choice.


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