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Aspirations: an overview of the research

Presentation on the ‘aspiration myth’ by Dr Sam Baars and Eleanor Bernardes of LKMco for the Somerset Association of Secondary Heads (SASH) For more information email [email protected] or [email protected] Or click on the image below to download     SASH pp v2

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The underrepresentation of ethnic minorities in higher education: are aspirations to blame?

Young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are underrepresented at high status Russell Group universities. Why is this? Data from a major panel study of young people suggests it has little to do with their aspirations to apply to university, their expectations that they will get in if they do apply, or …

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The underrepresentation of ethnic minorities in higher education: are aspirations to blame?

This presentation, delivered by LKMco Research Associate Dr Sam Baars at the Brilliant Club inaugural conference, uses data from a major panel study to explore how young people from the same cohort, but different ethnic groups, differ in relation to: Their aspirations and expectations of Higher Education Whether they seek information and guidance on how …

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