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Estonian minister: Free studies have improved accessibility of higher education

The Estonian Ministry of Education and Research said that the higher education reform has to a great extent fulfilled its purpose as access to higher educations has improved and admittance to several specialities, the specialists of which are lacking on the labor...

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Mind the Gap: Addressing the Class Dimension in Higher Education

The debate in Higher Education (HE) in the UK is slowly starting to recognise that inequality in education is both the cause and consequence of societal elitism. As a result, there is an increasing debate about widening access to academia, and more and more newspaper...

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WAHED Newsletter – 18th October 2019 Issue

The World Access to Higher Education Day Newsletter provides regular updates on the latest news on equitable access to higher education from around the world and details recent developments with the WAHED initiative.  WAHED headlines featured in this issue are:...

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Global Summit to Mark WAHED 2019

The World Access to Higher Education Day Global Summit, Advocating for Equity. To mark the second ever World Access to Higher Education Day, the University of Edinburgh will be hosting the WAHED Global Summit on 26th November 2019. The summit will present an...

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2019 Social Media Pack Available

On the 26th November 2019, a series of WAHED-branded events and activities will take place across the world. The theme of this year’s WAHED is Advocating for Equity. We want to focus on encouraging governments, universities and others to make meaningful commitments...

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Access Project Spotlight: Mosaik Education

Mosaik Education are a unique charity with a mission to empower a community of refugees  to shape and lead programmes that improve access to university. We’ve asked them a few questions about some of the inspiring work they have done to support student refugees in...

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Access to Education For Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe

Three UN agencies are calling on European States to increase resources and practical support for their school systems to ensure all refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children can access and stay in quality education. In a briefing paper published on 11 September,...

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Pearson Releases Global Learner Survey

Pearson has published a new survey of 11,000 learners from across the globe exploring attitudes to education and training. Pearson conducted this study so learners in 19 countries could have their say on subjects such as the quality of their nation’s education system;...

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Croatia Adopts National Plan for Enhancing Social Dimension of Higher Education 2019-21

Croatia has passed this year a National Action Plan for Enhancing the Social Dimension of Higher Education. The importance of the social dimension of higher education has been heavily emphasised in several ministerial declarations and communiqués over the past decade....

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