Oxbridge fails to persuade state teachers to send pupils for interview

Oxbridge fails to persuade state teachers to send pupils for interview
 

Oxbridge is struggling to overcome stereotypes of elitism and private school dominance even after a decade of well-funded outreach to state schools, according to a survey of schoolteachers.
The Sutton Trust found that more than 40% of state secondary school teachers rarely or never advised their brightest pupils to apply to either the University of Oxford or the University of Cambridge – in some cases because they thought their students would be unhappy there – a proportion that has not changed substantially since the trust asked the same question nine years ago.
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9 March 2018 in Learning, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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