Unequal schooling: How the school curriculum keeps students from low socio-economic backgrounds out of university
The Australian higher education sector has grappled, with little success, to increase the participation of students from lower socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds. In this article I identify the ways in which the secondary school curriculum contributes to this outcome, and how universities are complicit in this process. Using data collected at three low SES secondary schools, I argue that the hierarchy of subjects and the increase of vocational education options, together with the...[Show more]
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