Dr Lee Elliot Major blogs on social mobility.
Sir Peter Lampl reflects on last week’s Sutton Trust summit.
Tens of thousands of teenagers are denying themselves the opportunity of studying at the top universities by taking vocational courses in the sixth-form or at college, Mary Curnock-Cook, the chief executive of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, told the Sutton Trust summit. John O'Leary reports.
At least a quarter of access gap to top universities “not due to academic achievement” – Sutton Trust research
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 to be presented at a Sutton Trust summit this morning.
John O'Leary looks at the key findings of Dr John Jerrim's report 'Family background and access to high status universities', which is being presented at the Sutton Trust Advancing Access and Admissions Summit today.
Success is as important as access in broadening the composition of the student body at the leading universities, the Sutton Trust summit heard this afternoon, writes John O'Leary.
Postgraduate courses have become the Government’s top priority in widening access to higher education, Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, told delegates at the Sutton Trust’s summit on admissions to the leading universities.
Fifty bright British state school pupils from low and middle income homes will get a unique opportunity to spend a week at Harvard in summer 2014 as the Sutton Trust expands its successful US Programme in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
More than four times as many grammar school pupils come from outside the state sector – with the vast majority likely to be from fee-paying preparatory schools – than the number entitled to free school meals, new Sutton Trust research shows today.
Lee Elliot Major on the science behind effective feedback.