Universities alone cannot redress inequality in society, says Oxford academic



Universities alone cannot redress inequality in society, despite their best efforts to seek out talented students during admission interviews, an Oxford academic has claimed.
Dr Ian Phillips, who interviews potential undergraduates for the university's Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) degree, said that it was easy to blame those in charge of admissions at higher education institutions - but doing so simply shifted focus away from problems elsewhere in society.
He said: "Universities are spending a huge amount of time and effort identifying students who really have the capacity... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 29
Source: Belper News
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