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University outreach is too little, too late

There was widespread coverage this week of news that ‘top universities are failing to open up to the poor’. Professor Les Ebdon, the Head of the Office of Fair Access (OFFA) which oversees university recruitment, acknowledged that despite considerable efforts … Continue reading

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Real solutions or cheap fixes?

The debate over the appointment of Professor Les Ebdon to become the new Head of the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) extends far beyond the pros and cons of Professor Ebdon’s own candidacy.  It goes right to the heart of the … Continue reading

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