Getting it right for care experienced students in higher education

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The project draws upon a review of widening participation literature, a survey of higher education institutional arrangements and services, and participatory approaches employed with current and former university students who were care-experienced to explore university life.

Working together, researchers and participants analysed data, co-creating core narratives which reflected lived experiences.

This is a guide for HE institutions to help enhance the journeys of care experienced students.

 

Reference:  Hauari, H., Hollingworth, K., Cameron, C. (2019). Getting it right for care experienced students in higher education. London: UCL

 

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This report explores the student experience in higher education alongside institutional arrangements, from the perspective of current and former care-experienced students, to encourage, or discourage, care-experienced students to follow their chosen study programme.

For students (and others) this work 'touches' in a couple of pages some of Pierre Bourdieu's work; which is particularly applicable to the sociology of education. For more on this the reader is directed to the following work by Diane Reay (and other work by the rest of the 'London Salon' academic group - see more on Google Scholar). See also this PhD thesis.

 

See related academic publications to this work on Google Scholar

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